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#Protest

# protest - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight Protest

Trans activists hold protest outside RTÉ studios ahead of Prime Time programme tonight

Dozens of activists gathered outside RTÉ’s Donnybrook studios this evening.

# protest - Monday 21 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation Viral Video

Teen who stared at Native American protester says he was trying to calm the situation

Footage of Nick Sandmann at the protest on Friday in Washington has gone viral.

# protest - Sunday 20 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal Greece

Violent clashes erupt in Athens as tens of thousands protest Macedonian name deal

Police estimates put the number of demonstrators at 60,000 at 12pm.

# protest - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown Women's March

Thousands take to streets of US for Women's March amid government shutdown

Many wore pink “pussy” hats to protest Trump’s demeaning comments about women.

From TheJournal.ie A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests' Yellow Vest Ireland

A look inside the angry, fractured world of Ireland's 'yellow vests'

The movement – inspired by the French gilets jaunes – has had a shaky start.

# protest - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Highest number of human rights activists on record killed in 2018 Frontline

Highest number of human rights activists on record killed in 2018

In total 321 people in 27 countries were targeted and killed for their work.

# protest - Saturday 5 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence Food Shortages

'People are being shot dead and no one is saying a thing': Sudanese community in Ireland protest government violence

Up to 40 people have been killed in violent protests in Sudan in recent weeks.

# protest - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters Gilets Jaunes

Port Tunnel reopens after being blocked by 'yellow vest' protesters

The tunnel has since reopened.

# protest - Sunday 23 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents Security

Union says KBC staff 'extremely upset and stressed' by recent incidents

KBC Ireland said it is taking additional measures to ensure the safety of its staff.

# protest - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests Budapest

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Several thousand demonstrators gathered to protest a controversial new labour law.

# protest - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech Minimum Wage

'For us, this is nonsense': Yellow vest protesters slam Macron's 'crumbs' speech

After three weeks of large scale protests, Macron announced last night that the minimum wage would be increased.

# protest - Saturday 8 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot Paris

Tourist sites closed and 8,000 police officers deployed to prevent repeat of 'yellow vest' riot

A number of tourist sites will be closed in Paris today ahead of more demonstrations.

# protest - Monday 3 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters France

The yellow vests: Dozens block fuel depot as PM to meet with protesters

Around 1,000 students shouting “Macron resign!” demonstrated in the city of Nice today – some wearing high-vis jackets.

# protest - Saturday 1 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for? Forgotten Middle Class

Explainer: Who are France's 'yellow vest' protesters and what are they looking for?

Protesters have called for another demonstration to take place on the Champs-Elysees today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today Protest

'We want to send a clear message': Thousands expected to take part in Dublin housing protest today

Today’s protest coincides with the anniversary of Jonathan Corrie who died near the Dáil four years ago.

# protest - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

Boca Juniors go on strike over Copa Libertadores final

No decision has been made on a date or venue for the second leg of a clash with River Plate.

# protest - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters En Marche

Paris police use tear gas and water cannon on anti-Macron tax protesters

Tens of thousands are expected on the streets of Paris today to protest against rising fuel prices and tax measures.

# protest - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month Housing Crisis

'People are sick and tired': Grassroots groups hold day of action ahead of housing protest next month

Since the summer, the country has seen a rise in housing activists taking action to raise awareness over housing issues.

# protest - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence Protest

'Clothes are not consent': Thongs hung up at Spire to protest use of clothing as rape trial evidence

The protest was organised by ROSA and Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Ruth Coppinger.

# protest - Saturday 20 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote Brexit Backtrack

Campaigners claim half a million marched in London to call for new Brexit vote

If accurate, it would make it the largest demonstration since the protest against the Iraq war in 2003.

# protest - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster Opinion This post contains videos

OPINION: Oisín Coulter of Take Back the City says the housing crisis is not a natural disaster

The Take Back the City activist tells us the group’s main aims and offers potential solutions to the current housing crisis.

# protest - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe' Take Back The City

Owners of Dublin building occupied by protesters say it is 'not safe'

The building at Belvedere Place was occupied on 8 September.

# protest - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets Take Back The City

Take Back the City protesters on why they've taken to the streets

Activists cite rent, gentrification and community as reasons for joining the movement.

# protest - Monday 24 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement Take Back The City

'It's a weird side-effect': Activist hopes PigeonGate video will bring attention to housing movement

Footage shared at the weekend showed one man abusing the protesters and another in his group threw a pigeon head at them.

# protest - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House Living Wage

'Compliments and commendations don't put meals on tables': Defence Forces families march on Leinster House

The government insists work is under way to address pay and conditions of Defence Forces personnel.

From TheJournal.ie 'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today Column

'Give our defence forces a living wage': Why I'm marching on the Dáil today

Dr Tom Clonan outlines his reasons for protesting at Leinster House today.

# protest - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices Postmasters Protest

Postmasters to march on the Dáil over closure of 159 Post Offices

Postmasters are accusing An Post of ripping the economic heart out of rural Ireland.

# protest - Monday 17 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties No Photos Please

Justice minister supports legislation to ban photographing gardaí in the course of their duties

Charlie Flanagan said gardaí are “the bulwark between civilised society and a breakdown in law and order”.

From TheJournal.ie Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with' Not The Solution

Labour's Brendan Howlin says Take Back The City is something 'he wouldn't be associated with'

Howlin yesterday faced down members of his own party at Labour’s think-in in Drogheda.

# protest - Thursday 13 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct' Balaclavas

Commissioner says form of garda attire at North Frederick Street protest 'was not correct'

Leo Varadkar defended the actions of gardaí and the decision to cover their faces.

# protest - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction Take Back The City

Housing activists block traffic in Dublin during sit-down protest against Frederick Street eviction

Hundreds gathered to protest the eviction of a group from a vacant property in North Fredrick Street.

From TheJournal.ie 'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children Protest

'Your daddy is a horrible person': Protesters criticised for shouting at Jacob Rees-Mogg's children

A video uploaded to Facebook yesterday showed protesters outside the pro-Brexit MP’s home.

# protest - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'Wow, NFL first game ratings are way down' - Kneeling protests resume as Trump warns of ratings fall

Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled during the anthem, while Robert Quinn raised a fist.

# protest - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Man United fans pay for anti-Woodward banner to fly over Turf Moor

“Ed Woodward a specialist in failure,” it read.

# protest - Saturday 1 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby' Sadiq Khan

Giant balloon of London mayor in bikini flies over London 'in retaliation' to 'Trump Baby'

It follows activists flying a giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as a baby during protests in July against his UK visit.

# protest - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally Chemnitz

Merkel says 'hate in the streets' has no place in Germany following violent far-right rally

At least 20 people were injured yesterday during a far-right rally in the Germany city of Chemnitz.

# protest - Monday 27 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence Chemnitz

Several injured in German far-right rally after knife killing sparks further violence

Hundreds of riot police separated the noisy crowd from more than 1,000 anti-fascist counter-protesters.

# protest - Friday 17 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops Clashes

Palestinian border protesters shot dead by Israeli troops

At least 171 Gazans have been killed by Israeli fire since late March.

From TheJournal.ie 'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin Occupation

'Summerhill was the tip of the iceberg': Housing activists take over second property in Dublin

Activists are now occupying 34 North Frederick Street in Dublin’s north inner city.

# protest - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat Summerhill

Activists occupying vacant property in Dublin 'still committed to action' despite a legal threat

A number of housing groups have occupied 35 Summerhill Parade since last Wednesday evening.

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