Thousands of young people took to the streets of Dublin City Centre today to protest against climate change, calling on the government to take action to protect the future of the planet. The demonstrators marched the short distance from St. Stephen’s Green as far as Molesworth Street, facing Dáil Éireann.
The Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, which legislates for the introduction of abortion healthcare services, has successfully passed through both the Dáil and the Seanad, following the historic vote to repeal the eighth amendment back in May. The legislation allows for the termination of pregnancy within
This weekend at the Labour Party conference, party leader Brendan Howlin spoke of socialism, the recent re-election of Uachtarán Michael D. Higgins and called on Labour voters to give preferences to “other progressives”, as he put it, meaning the Green Party, Social Democrats and progressive independents. Despite his best efforts
As Ireland suffers through the worst housing crisis since the foundation of the modern Irish state, we continue to see public land being sold to private developers on which they will create more housing units which will be used, of course, to house people. As well, councils persist in supplementing
Yesterday evening, a demonstration was organised by Separate Church and State outside City Hall, urging Dublin City Council (DCC) not to sell the site of what was once one of the notorious Magdalene Laundries, as councillors voted on the matter that evening.
A rally, dubbed as Stand For Truth, was held today as survivors of abuse and their supporters gathered outside the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin City Centre to demonstrate opposition to crimes committed by the Catholic Church throughout generations, as Pope Francis visited the capital and read mass only a short
After vacating 35 Summerhill Parade following a court order, which came after the property had been occupied for over a week, a crowd of housing activists and their supporters marched from the previously occupied building through Dublin city centre to 34 North Frederick Street, where more housing activists were occupying
This evening, a crowd gathered outside 35 Summerhill Parade, a premise currently occupied by housing and community activists from a number of groups across Dublin, to show their support for direct action taken on Tuesday following a march from O’Connell Street to occupy the house. The event, dubbed “Leo’s early
Today, a couple of hundred workers from LloydsPharmacy outlets, who are represented by Mandate Trade Union as they engage in a dispute with their employer over union recognition, held a demonstration outside the headquarters of United Drug, the parent company of the pharmaceutical chain, in Citywest. Members from a number
Solidarity Volume 1 is an upcoming album being released by SESH FM in early August to raise much-needed funds for organisations supporting the rights of Palestinians. The project came to be as the artists featured on the album found themselves to be dissatisfied with the response of the Irish government