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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Solidarity

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Catalan flag step closer to flying over City Hall after Dublin City councillors vote in favour of motion
Earlier this year, Dublin City councillors voted to fly the Palestinian flag over City Hall as a gesture of solidarity.
Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner's 'inmates running the prison' remarks
Several Seahawks players also sat during the anthem to show support for the Texans.
Bundesliga club take a knee in solidarity with American athletes
Hertha Berlin said the act demonstrated that the club stood for tolerance and responsibility.
'We have to be a family' - Cavani stresses PSG unity following Neymar fall-out
While acknowledging there were differences among the club’s players, the Uruguayan underlined that any problems end once they step on the pitch.
Opening up their homes, free fares and donating blood: A city in solidarity after Las Ramblas attack
A strike by security staff at the airport was immediately suspended and taxis offered fares free of charge.
'They are assassins, criminals who won't terrorise us': Leaders react to Barcelona attack
Germany has called the attack “revolting”.
Warm welcome for children from Gaza ahead of football tour around Ireland
The Gaza Kids to Ireland project aims to show solidarity with Gaza and raise awareness of the current climate in Palestine.
They've not gone away you know: Acquitted Jobstown protesters gather political support for inquiry
Over 100 TDs, senators and academics have signed their support for an inquiry.
Proposals to limit smaller party speaking times is 'attempt to silence radical voices' in Dáil
Fianna Fáil are calling for more speaking time to be given to larger political parties in the Dáil.
Galway Christian church leaders line up to condemn mosque attack
In a joint statement, representatives of the Catholic, Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian and Quaker churches condemned the attack.
'All the children that live in our building got places in local schools - our daughter didn't'
The family’s story sparked a debate on the controversial ‘Catholics first’ policy in many primary schools.
Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year
The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.
Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital
A new company will be set up to govern the new maternity hospital.
A decision on water charges has been kicked down the road... again
The water committee has voted in favour of adjourning until next week.
Dutch men are holding hands en masse in wake of a brutal attack on gay couple
The trend comes after gay couple Jasper Vernes-Sewratan and Ronnie Sewratan-Vernes were attacked on their way home last weekend in Arnhem.
Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House
It has not yet been confirmed if rail and Dublin bus workers will attend today’s protest.
Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss
There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance is changing its name
A spokesperson told that the move was brought about to expand the focus of the party.
Mourinho pays tribute to axed Leicester boss Ranieri
The Manchester United manager has once again expressed his support for the sacked former Leicester City boss.
The forgotten story of Irish-Australians after the 1916 Rising is getting an international audience
The film explores the support for the Rising in Australia, and the Irish community formed in the country.
'He's got credit in the bank' - England rugby chief backs Hartley to remain captain
RFU CEO Ian Ritchie says the Northampton hooker has been ‘the perfect ambassador’ since joining the setup.
Top Brasileirao clubs to offer free loan deals to Chapecoense
Brazilian clubs including champions Palmeiras want Chapecoense to be granted special measures after a plane crash devastated their team.
Dublin fire crews express solidarity with their 'brothers in blue'
A number of stations have expressed their support for gardaí through unofficial Facebook pages.
The Teachers' Union of Ireland won't be doing the work of its striking colleagues
The TUI has said it will support its members if they don’t wish to pass the picket but warned that they won’t be paid.
The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack
France’s Clement Sordet wore a hat with “Pray for Nice” written on it, while the French flag flew at half-mast and organisers offered players black ribbons.
A Black Lives Matter demonstration is taking place in Dublin this evening
The demonstration is to take place on O’Connell Street at 6.30pm.
Irish gay bars are donating money to support the victims of the Orlando tragedy
“It’s every gay boy and girl from Fermanagh to Florida.”
Was Polish anti-Communist hero Lech Walesa secretly a Communist informant?
Shocking new documents suggest the Solidarity icon was a paid informant for the secret police. But Walesa says they’re fake.
Thousands march for LGBT rights in Rome
Italy is the only major Western European country not to have enacted civil union legislation allowing same-sex couples to have their relationships acknowledged by law.
30 years ago Dunnes Stores was involved in ANOTHER workers' dispute... one that shook the world
The protest of Dunnes workers against South Africa’s apartheid regime was one of the most compelling stories of 1985.
The Premier League will adopt La Marseillaise in Paris tribute today
The anthem is to be played again before each of this weekend’s 10 games.
Ireland offers support as UN unanimously approves 'all necessary measures' against IS
A man suspected of scouting targets for Islamic State before last week’s terror attacks in Paris has been arrested in Turkey this morning.
Dublin is to unite for a Concert for Paris tonight
The orchestral production of all French music will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral from 8pm.
Premier League clubs to pay tribute to Paris attack victims before fixtures this weekend
Both sets of players will stand together in the centre circle in an act of solidarity after last week’s attacks on Paris.
Here's where you can sign a book of condolence for the Paris victims
A book of condolence has also been opened online.
German and French players slept in the Stade de France after terrorist attacks on Friday night
Acting president of the German FA, Reinhard Rauball, praised the French players for their ‘outstanding gesture of camaraderie’
Muslims form 'human shield' around Oslo synagogue
After prayers, the symbolic ring was formed outside the building.
French sport will pay its respects to the Charlie Hebdo attack victims this weekend
A minute’s silence is set to be held around grounds of the country’s football, rugby, basketball and athletics clubs this weekend.
'It's up to the players' - Fitzgerald defends 'brilliant' Leinster coach O'Connor
Fitzgerald says the province have ‘lot of smart guys’ in their backroom, but the players must improve.
Gerry Adams now says he WON'T pay water charges on his Donegal holiday home
The Sinn Féin president will also not disclose if the friend he stays with in Louth is paying his water charges.