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Representatives from Extinction Rebellion Athlone joined several hundred protesters in Dublin this week calling for action on climate change.
Right2Water Galway will hold a protest outside Mill Street Garda Station today from 12 noon, against what it alleges is Government use of the courts and Gardaí "to attack legitimate protest against Government policies".
The ghost of protests past is set to take form in the centre of the city today with members of the Occupy Galway movement holding a ‘Re-occupy Eyre Square event’ from midday today.
Athlone Town Council became the latest municipal body to be disrupted by anti-austerity protestors when approximately 30 of them waited in the public gallery for nearly an hour before interrupting the monthly meeting.
Members and supporters of the former Occupy Galway movement accused gardai of “political policing” following an incident in Eyre Square earlier this week.
There has been much written and said about the presence of the Occupy Galway camp in Eyre Square — and this week as they celebrated their 150th day on site, the debate has been ever more vociferous. With the dismantling of the Dublin camp and the voluntary evacuation of the Cork site, there is much pressure on the Galway site to do likewise, to say ‘we’ve done our bit, we’ve made a stance, but now we feel it is time to go’.
A 27-year-old Galwayman is leading a campaign to occupy houses and buildings owned by NAMA to highlight the fact that thousands sleep rough while there are thousands of empty homes across the country.
Critical Mass Galway will have its one year anniversary cycle on Saturday May 7 in order to highlight issues of concern to the city’s cyclists.