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#Protests

# protests - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters
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Chinese delegation will visit Roscommon meat plant today following mediation with protesters

Sep 4th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,230 Views 15 Comments

Mediation between the parties involved earlier this morning lead to the meeting going ahead today.

# protests - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters
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Dawn Meats granted leave to serve committal to prison notices against 18 protesters

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:14 PM 21,568 Views 0 Comments

The company said it has photographs of previous notice of court orders being ripped from pole.

Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording
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Hong Kong leader vows to stay on despite leaked recording

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:21 AM 19,092 Views 8 Comments

A recording was released of Carrie Lam telling business leaders that she wanted to stand down.

# protests - Monday 2 September, 2019

US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland
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US Vice President Mike Pence has touched down in Ireland

Sep 2nd 2019, 5:27 PM 18,688 Views 47 Comments

Pence will meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tomorrow as well as President Michael D Higgins during his visit.

IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue
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IFA calls for commission to solve beef price stalemate as protests continue

Sep 2nd 2019, 3:13 PM 9,986 Views 19 Comments

A man was arrested in Cavan outside a meat processing plant today.

# protests - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station
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Hong Kong activists block routes to airport after violent clashes in metro station

Sep 1st 2019, 12:31 PM 9,963 Views 21 Comments

Video footage yesterday showed police pepper spraying protesters in a train carriage.

# protests - Friday 30 August, 2019

Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests
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Leading Hong Kong democracy activists granted bail after being arrested ahead of weekend protests

Updated Aug 30th 2019, 11:14 AM 12,372 Views 9 Comments

More than 850 people have been arrested in connection with protests since June.

Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades
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Meat processing industry says operations at 12 plants brought to a halt by blockades

Aug 30th 2019, 11:09 AM 10,419 Views 25 Comments

The owners of a number of plants have secured injunctions to stop protesters blockading their factories.

# protests - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters
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Hong Kong police ban pro-democracy rally over fears of violence by protesters

Aug 29th 2019, 7:17 AM 5,338 Views 8 Comments

It follows a return to violence during protests in the region last weekend.

# protests - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'
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Meat plants 'will seek to jail protesters' as farmers denounce 'heavy-handed legal tactics'

Updated Aug 28th 2019, 5:47 PM 14,033 Views 43 Comments

There have been reports of scuffles at protests outside plants today.

# protests - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table
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More pickets at beef plants as talks labelled 'a waste of time' unless prices are on the table

Aug 27th 2019, 2:36 PM 13,332 Views 37 Comments

The unofficial protests are ongoing amid unrest among farmers.

# protests - Monday 26 August, 2019

'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers
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'Unofficial' protests under way amid 'widespread disgust' at deal among beef farmers

Updated Aug 26th 2019, 1:38 PM 34,236 Views 30 Comments

The Beef Plan Movement has said it does not endorse the pickets.

# protests - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong
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Hundreds of thousands attend another huge protest in Hong Kong

Aug 18th 2019, 5:35 PM 16,035 Views 28 Comments

Weeks of demonstrations have plunged the city into crisis.

# protests - Saturday 17 August, 2019

'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests
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'We wouldn’t like to see Tiananmen Square happen again' - Hong Kong citizens in Ireland on why they support the protests

Aug 17th 2019, 9:30 PM 13,265 Views 20 Comments

Hong Kongers in Ireland believe there is no end in sight for protesters.

'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong
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'If we stop now, things will only get worse': More mass protests take place in Hong Kong

Aug 17th 2019, 5:47 PM 8,066 Views 14 Comments

Rival pro-democracy and pro-government demonstrations were held in the city today.

# protests - Friday 16 August, 2019

Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
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Councillors meet with gardaí to discuss Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 16th 2019, 2:33 PM 33,103 Views 176 Comments

Gardaí said they had received over 40 complaints about the Barrow St protests.

# protests - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness
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Flights resume at Hong Kong airport as protesters ask for forgiveness

Aug 14th 2019, 7:03 PM 17,979 Views 0 Comments

After nightfall, a new protest outside a police station in the city was dispersed as officers fired tear gas.

# protests - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in
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Chaos at Hong Kong airport as riot police clash with pro-democracy protesters staging sit-in

Updated Aug 13th 2019, 8:18 PM 35,612 Views 58 Comments

Arrival and departure halls have once again been blocked by thousands of demonstrators.

Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ
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Special council meeting called to address Gemma O'Doherty-led protests at Google HQ

Aug 13th 2019, 5:29 PM 63,935 Views 175 Comments

It is understood protesters were approached by gardaí yesterday afternoon.

# protests - Monday 12 August, 2019

Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests
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Chaos at Hong Kong airport after all flights cancelled amid massive pro-democracy protests

Updated Aug 12th 2019, 9:37 PM 28,758 Views 51 Comments

Police reports said up to 5,000 people arrived at the terminal.

# protests - Friday 9 August, 2019

Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules
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Beef farmers withdraw from one protest location over small number of demonstrators not abiding by rules

Aug 9th 2019, 4:34 PM 15,486 Views 15 Comments

Farmers around the country have been holding protests in recent weeks.

# protests - Thursday 8 August, 2019

'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head'
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'The majority of farmers have to find other jobs to supplement their income. It's come to a head'

Aug 8th 2019, 3:38 PM 18,107 Views 116 Comments

Multiple protests have popped up across the country.

Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks
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Minister 'reaches out' to Beef Plan Movement to enter talks

Aug 8th 2019, 8:12 AM 13,153 Views 31 Comments

Farmers around the country have been holding protests over the past 10 days.

# protests - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?
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Explainer: Why have beef farmers across the country been protesting in recent weeks?

Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 16,572 Views 42 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association has said the Irish and European beef sectors are “in crisis”.

# protests - Saturday 27 July, 2019

Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban
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Riot police fire tear gas at Hong Kong protesters defying police ban

Jul 27th 2019, 11:06 AM 6,445 Views 5 Comments

Thousands of protesters defied a police ban today.

# protests - Monday 22 July, 2019

Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march
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Mob attack in Hong Kong leaves dozens wounded following protest march

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:12 AM 7,109 Views 3 Comments

Police in Hong Kong have been criticised for not doing enough to stop the violence.

# protests - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says China extradition bill is 'dead'

Jul 9th 2019, 7:03 AM 7,321 Views 19 Comments

However, she stopped short of demands to immediately withdraw the bill.

# protests - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters
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Hong Kong's leader condemns 'extreme use of violence' by masked protesters

Jul 2nd 2019, 7:42 AM 5,113 Views 27 Comments

Meanwhile, China’s central government has condemned the ransaking of the legislature yesterday.

# protests - Monday 1 July, 2019

Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament
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Hong Kong protest: Riot police fire tear gas on crowd hours after group breaches parliament

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 5:24 PM 16,417 Views 62 Comments

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong from UK to Chinese rule.

How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?
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How is Hong Kong different to China and what do protesters worry might happen?

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 4:21 PM 26,207 Views 26 Comments

After the biggest mass demonstration in years last month, there is more violence in the city today.

# protests - Saturday 22 June, 2019

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India
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A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:00 AM 17,730 Views 5 Comments

Over 113 chidlren have died so far.

# protests - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law
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Tens of thousands hit Hong Kong streets in anger at extradition law

Updated Jun 16th 2019, 11:35 AM 18,688 Views 27 Comments

Protesters are calling for the city’s leader Carrie Lam to step down; Lam apologised again today.

# protests - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests
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Hong Kong leader suspends divisive extradition bill ahead of further protests

Updated Jun 15th 2019, 8:30 AM 10,421 Views 15 Comments

More mass protests are expected today, forcing politicians to consider putting the bill on hold to “cool citizens down”.

# protests - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill
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Hong Kong police face brutality claims after violent clashes over extradition bill

Jun 13th 2019, 8:47 AM 8,194 Views 32 Comments

Protesters were met yesterday with police officers who sprayed tear gas and fired rubber bullets.

# protests - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'He's stupid, arrogant and vulgar': Thousands attend march against Trump visit in Dublin city centre
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'He's stupid, arrogant and vulgar': Thousands attend march against Trump visit in Dublin city centre

Updated Jun 6th 2019, 8:23 PM 36,192 Views 172 Comments

Various groups taking exception to the US President have turned out in force at Parnell Square.

# protests - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'Trump for Taoiseach': Rival protest groups greet President ... well out of view of the President
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'Trump for Taoiseach': Rival protest groups greet President ... well out of view of the President

Jun 5th 2019, 9:19 PM 23,994 Views 83 Comments

A pro-Trump demonstration was dwarfed by a much larger ‘anti’ one on the outskirts of Shannon.

# protests - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes
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Taoiseach has no plans to beef up security for ministers after protests at their homes

Apr 21st 2019, 8:00 AM 13,703 Views 69 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he has not added any extra security after protests at his home.

# protests - Thursday 18 April, 2019

'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day
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'Extinction Rebellion': London climate change protests enter fourth day

Apr 18th 2019, 8:11 PM 16,006 Views 57 Comments

428 people have now been arrested in the UK capital.

# protests - Friday 12 April, 2019

Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?
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Explainer: What's happening in Sudan?

Apr 12th 2019, 12:19 PM 10,012 Views 3 Comments

The country’s president Omar-al-Bashir was removed from power and detained by the army yesterday.

# protests - Saturday 30 March, 2019

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border
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3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire as tens of thousands gather at Israel-Gaza border

Mar 30th 2019, 6:08 PM 8,371 Views 43 Comments

Israel deployed several thousand troops along the border, with the anniversary coming at a sensitive time ahead of its 9 April elections.