Friday, 10 March 2017

Strike4Repeal - Abortion Rights Protest in Dublin city centre

Protesters on O'Connell Bridge, Dublin on International Women's Day, on the 8th of March, 2017.
Participants in the protest demand greater access to abortion for Irish women, which is currently only allowed in restrictive circumstance where the woman's life is at risk.
Protesters on O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, Ireland on the 8th of March, 2017. Over 1,000 people took to the streets during the lunchtime protest demanding better access to abortion in Ireland.
Participants in the protest gathered on O'Connell Bridge, 8th of March, 2017.
A taxi driver who said his vehicle had broken down remained caught in the protest for over an hour, 8th of March, 2017.
Members of the Gardaí stand at the junction between the Quays and O'Connell street during an abortion rights campaign on International Women's Day. A small number of the Gardaí were in attendance at the protest, which took place for over an hour in the city centre.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Anti-Trump Protests Outside US Embassy in Dublin

A protest organiser speaks to a group of several hundred people outside the US embassy, 2nd of February 2017. The protest was in response to anti-migrant sentiment and increased concerns of racism in the US president's programme for government.

A member of the Siptu trade union addresses the crowd outside the US embassy during an anti-Trump protest, 2nd of February 2017.

A protester wrapped in an American flag stands outside the US embassy in Ballsbridge, 2nd of February 2017.

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Apollo House Protest

Organisers lead a protest outside Apollo House after the High Court refused to grant a stay on the execution of an order forcing the occupants of the building to vacate the building on Wednesday, 11th of January 2017.

Volunteers look out from a balcony at Apollo House in Dublin city centre. The building was occupied on the 16th of December 2016 by campaigners looking to improve conditions for people experiencing homelessness.

Supporters of the campaign gather outside Apollo House in Dublin City Centre, Wednesday 11th of January 2017.

A masked protester stages a performance outside Apollo House. The former office building, located at the corner of Tara Street and Poolbeg Street had been vacant before being occupied.
Supporters of the Apollo House occupation form a chain around the building, Wednesday 11th of January 2017.

A volunteer with the Apollo House campaign stands on a balcony during a protest, Wednesday 11 January 2017.

An organiser of the protest leads a demonstration against the order by the High Court to vacate the building, Wednesday 11th of January 2017.

A member of the Apollo House campaign gestures during a protest, Wednesday 11th of January 2017.

Supporters of the Apollo House campaign stand outside the building during a protest, Wednesday 11th of January 2017.

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Protests: Say no to racism/launch of Pegida in Ireland

Sinn Féin MEP Lynn Boylan address a group of anti-racism protesters as well as religious leaders on O'Connell Street, Dublin city centre, 6th of February 2016.
Members of the Garda Public Order Unit were deployed to keep anti-Pegida protesters and Pegida supporters separate as scuffles broke out between the two groups.
Members of the riot squad deployed on Cathedral Street, Dublin city centre, after a number of Pegida supporters entered and refused to leave a pub on the street.
Crowds gathered outside St. Mary's Cathedral watching the scenes between Gardaí, protesters and Pegida supporters, 6th of February, 2016

Members of the public watch the scenes unfold, Cathedral Street, Dublin city centre, 6th of February 2016