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#Protest

# protest - Thursday 28 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced Protest

Nissan workers burn tyres at gate of Barcelona factory after closure announced

There will be 3,000 job losses with 20,000 families expected to be affected in Spain’s Catalonia region.

From TheJournal.ie Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate Anthem Debate

Three politicians ejected from Hong Kong chamber amid China anthem debate

One of the politicians was forcibly carried out of the legislative chamber by security forces.

# protest - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law Hong Kong

Thousands of protesters gather in Hong Kong before legislators debate national anthem law

In the Central business district, police shot pepper balls at protesters and searched several people.

# protest - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil Dublin

'We're asking for the government's help': Debenhams staff stage protest outside Dáil

The closure of the Irish branches of Debenhams saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

# protest - Saturday 2 May, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest Dublin

Gardaí restrict access to Phoenix Park due to planned anti-lockdown protest

A ‘March for Freedom’ protest was planned in the Park at 2pm today.

# protest - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing Liquidation This post contains videos

'Deceived by Debenhams': Workers urge government to save their jobs ahead of liquidation hearing

Some 500 people logged onto Zoom this afternoon for an e-rally in support of the Debenhams workers.

# protest - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

# protest - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Protesters staging demonstration outside Debenhams store in Dublin are moved on by gardaí Henry Street

Protesters staging demonstration outside Debenhams store in Dublin are moved on by gardaí

The closure of the stores saw the loss of 2,000 jobs.

# protest - Thursday 16 April, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order Coronavirus

Hundreds protest over Michigan governor’s social distancing order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said she was ‘really disappointed’ to see protesters close together without masks.

# protest - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Rangers want SPFL chief banned over controversial vote

‘Rangers will not be bullied into silence,’ a statement from the Glasgow club read.

# protest - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government March

Hundreds take to Dublin streets calling for left-wing government

Several hundred people from various groups took part in a protest this afternoon.

# protest - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Bizarre scenes as Bayern and Hoffenheim play keep-ball for 10 minutes in response to offensive banner

The Bundesliga game was halted three times due to an offensive banner.

# protest - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy The Hague

Dutch farmers bring tractors into city in protest over planned emissions policy

The demonstration comes a day before a debate in parliament on how to rein in emissions of the pollutant nitrogen oxide.

# protest - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Porto striker walks off pitch after monkey chants

Moussa Marega was targeted by some fans in a stormy Portuguese league game at Vitoria Guimaeres on Sunday.

# protest - Saturday 15 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest London

Extinction Rebellion activists anger motorists as traffic blocked in London Fashion Week protest

A taxi driver shouted “Just f****** move” to a samba band which stood in front of cars playing music.

# protest - Friday 14 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights Labour Court

'We've been waiting for 12 years': Hundreds of Community Employment supervisors strike over pension rights

They want the incoming government to implement a Labour Court recommendation issued in 2008 that a pension scheme be put in place for them.

# protest - Friday 7 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

# protest - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie 'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city Early Years Alliance

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city

The Early Years Alliance said the crisis was caused by the government’s “chronic under-investment” in the industry.

# protest - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support Childcare Costs

Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support

Cut the bureaucracy and fund childcare properly, writes crèche operator Margaret Connell.

# protest - Thursday 30 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week Childcare

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

# protest - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest Shelbourne Park

High Court asked to lift injunction limiting extent of greyhound racing protest

Late last year the operators of Shelbourne Park, Greyhound Stadium Ltd, secured the temporary injunction.

# protest - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest Merrion St

Garda receives minor injuries after being struck with moving vehicle during farmer protest

The vehicle involved is understood not to have been a tractor. No arrests have been made.

# protest - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets Protest

Farmers warn of further 'civil disobedience' as dozens of tractors shut down busy Dublin streets

It follows a similar protest in November when dozens of farmers also arrived on tractors.

# protest - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes China

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes

The city has been battered by nearly seven months of unrest, which was sparked by a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

# protest - Friday 27 December, 2019

Paul Pogba launches own anti-racism protest

The France international was subjected to abuse on social media at the start of the season.

# protest - Monday 9 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin Beef

IFA staging blockade outside Tesco distribution centre in Dublin

The latest blockade is part of the ongoing farmer campaign for an increase in beef prices.

# protest - Friday 6 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest Dublin

'No more hostels, build more homes': Aungier Street reopens after housing protest

Demonstrators held signs bearing slogans like “homes not hostels”, and “children first”.

# protest - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness Protest

'Shame on Leo': Thousands march through Dublin and Cork against homelessness

Protesters called on the government to do more to tackle homelessness.

# protest - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger' Hong Kong

Opinion: 'Hong Kong people are more tolerant of radical protest because of guilt - not anger'

Dr Chung Kam Kwok, a Research Fellow at Trinity College, gives some background to the violent protests seen in 2019 and asks what’s next for the territory.

# protest - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre Traffic Disruption

Farmers have begun to leave tractor protest in Dublin city centre

Traffic disruption was experienced today due to the ongoing protest.

# protest - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections Democracy

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# protest - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest Road Death

Cyclists stage 'die in' outside the Dáil in second day of protest

Yesterday, cyclists staged a similar protest outside the Dublin City Council offices.

# protest - Monday 4 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks Dáil Gates

Protesters plan 'bikini & shorts' protest over Taoiseach 'positive' climate change remarks

Varadkar said one of the benefits to climate change is warmer winters.

# protest - Monday 14 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting MEAT INDUSTRIES IRELAND

Farmers block industry representatives from entering first taskforce meeting

A newly established beef task force was due to meet this morning to examine the future of the beef industry in Ireland.

# protest - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive Kurds

Kurdish people in Ireland and Europe protest against Turkey's Syria offensive

Kurdish people in Dublin held a rally on O’Connell Street outside the GPO.

# protest - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest Extinction Rebellion

Cyclists blocking traffic in Dublin city as part of climate change protest

The demonstration has been organised in support of Extinction Rebellion.

# protest - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil Climate Change

Extinction Rebellion protesters moved by gardaí during sit-in outside Dáil

The demonstration is part of a week-long protest by the group.

# protest - Monday 7 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London Rebellion Week

276 people arrested during Extinction Rebellion protests in London

Climate protests were held in cities around the globe today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest Dublin

'We're not going to stop': Extinction Rebellion activists begin week-long protest

Thousands of people joined the protest, before activists made camp in Merrion Square.

# protest - Thursday 3 October, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building Extinction Rebellion

Four climate protestors arrested after spraying fake blood on UK Treasury building

The environmental campaign group said 1,800 litres of fake blood was used.

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