Posts Tagged ‘protest’

‘How can anyone plan a future working like this?’

Dunnes Stores workers Fran Moloney and Taiga Mileze on the picket line in City Square on Thursday last.									| Photo: Noel Browne
Approximately 160 Dunnes Stores workers in Waterford and Dungarvan took to the streets on Holy Thursday for a one-day national work stoppage in protest over working hours and earnings security and the right to trade union representation. Dunnes Stores in City Square and Michael Street in the city and [...]

Anti-water charge march draws 2,000

Anti-Water Charge protestors marching over Rice Bridge and onto The Quay on Saturday last. 										| Photo: Mick Wall
An estimated 2,000 people marched from The Glen to The Mall last Saturday afternoon in opposition to upcoming water charges. Representatives of many local communities and groups were involved in the march, with a number of well-known activists addressing the crowd on The Mall. Though the number was significantly down on a previous march late [...]