'Shame on Leo': Hundreds of people protest in Dublin against homelessness
'Shame on Leo': Hundreds of people protest in Dublin against homelessness today. Ahead of the Christmas season, charities have been highlighting the numbers of adults and children homeless in Ireland. This week, the Dáil voted narrowly against a motion of no confidence in housing minister Eoghan Murphy.The Department of Housing also released homeless figures for October, indicating that there were 10,514 individuals homeless – an increase of 117 on September’s figures. As they marched, some protesters chanted: “Shame on Leo.
Clashes with police also broke out on Parliament Street. Apparently, rejecting the result of an Signs of ‘Boris Out ’ and ‘not my Prime Minister’. Chants ‘say it loud, say it clear , refugees are welcome And since the fun never stops, more ‘Stand Up To Racism’ rallies are expected this weekend in Leeds
Chants ‘say it loud, say it clear , refugees are welcome here ’ #Glasgow pic.twitter.com/ne4xZpejim. And since the fun never stops, more 'Stand Up To Racism' rallies are expected this weekend in Leeds, one of the few areas of Labour's "Red Wall" where support held up , and elsewhere.
PROTESTERS HAVE GATHERED outside Leinster House in response to the “growing threat to civil liberties” posed by increases in hate crime and hate speech in Ireland.
Over 200 people turned out for the Solidarity Alliance against Racism and Fascism’s (SARF) rally for peace to encourage a more inclusive Ireland.
Some 60 protesters have also shown up to counter the rally, something SARF spokesperson Yvonne O’Callaghan is not surprised happened.
“We knew there might be a counter-protest. We knew that they’ve been protesting for a while outside Leinster House but that doesn’t negate the fact that we can also occupy the space to talk about the positive change,” she told TheJournal.ie.
'Power to the people' - thousands protest against homelessness in Dublin and Cork
THOUSANDS of people having take to the streets of Dublin and Cork today to protest against the housing crisis. The capital was brought to a standstill as members of the public urged the Government to take action to tackle homelessness to highlight the growing problem. The capital was brought to a standstill as members of the public urged the Government to take action to tackle homelessness to highlight the growing problem.
say it clear , refugees are welcome here " M/S Protesters marching on the street and pavement was broken up on the corner of Simon-Dach and Kopernikus streets where brief scuffles broke out with the Later protesters returned to 39 Gürtelstraße following rumours that the refugees were being
Listen Live. Hundreds of protesters packed the area outside Terminal 2 at RDU Airport on Sunday to speak out against As travelers pulled their carry-ons towards airline check-in desks, demonstrators chanted “ Refugees are welcome here , no hate, no fear.” “There’s people out here now that are loving my sign, not only for the humor in it, but also for the truth that’s carried with it,” Breiner said.
Those that gathered in support of the rally are there to protest against any form of racism and fascism in Ireland, chanting: “Listen up and listen clear refugees are welcome here”.
Ursula Halligan of We are Church Ireland, a Catholic reformed group, said the group is in attendance to say welcome to asylum seekers and immigrants, “and we hope Irish people will make them welcome wherever they are”.
On the turnout for the rally for peace, Halligan said: “I would expect nothing less from Irish people, they are good in their heart, they’re wonderful people and it’s just a pity that there’s a small elements that are fascistic and racist, and we must stand up to that. We don’t want to go the way of the countries.”
‘A series of mistakes’ — The cost of the Dail printer has just risen again
‘A series of mistakes’ — The cost of the Dail printer has just risen againAdditional equipment then had to be bought for the printer, bringing the total price of the machine to €1.36 million. A new report received by the Public Accounts Committee has now found that the total price of the printer, including the building work, is €1.8 million.
Clashes with police also broke out on Parliament Street. Chants ‘say it loud, say it clear , refugees are welcome here ’ #Glasgow pic.twitter.com/ne4xZpejim. And since the fun never stops, more ‘Stand Up To Racism’ rallies are expected this weekend in Leeds, one of the few areas of Labour’s
Protesters gathered outside the British parliament in London this weekend to demand government action to help refugees held in France’s infamous The demonstrators paraded through the streets of London on Saturday holding anti-racism banners and chanting that refugees are welcome in the UK.
Dublin's Rotunda Hospital makes public plea to raise funds for heart machine for babies .
A TD said the public plea for financial help represented a 'new low' for the health serviceProf Afif EL-Khuffash, a Consultant Neonatologist at the Dublin hospital has started a Gofundme page in a bid to raise €76,500 for premature and ill newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).