Post Tagged with: "protest"

Emma Nic Mhatúna addressing the crowd. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cllr Ferris Calls For Support For Cervical Check Protest In Tralee  

July 7, 2018 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

TODAY sees a nationwide protest will be held surrounding the Cervical Check Scandal and Cllr Toireasa Ferris is calling on people to come to square in Tralee at 1.45pm in support of all the women and families affected. Cllr Ferris said; “The organisers of the protest are asking for people to wear red to show […]

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Gathering In The  Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

Gathering In The Square In Support Of CervicalCheck Scandal Victims

May 28, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

A GATHERING will be held in the Square, Tralee from 5pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday, May 30 in support of those affected by the cervical check scandal and by screening misdiagnoses. Organisers are asking that people wear red on the day. It’s part of the Standing4Women movement which is holding […]

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TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

TUI Members To Stage Lunchtime Protest At Schools And Colleges

May 21, 2018 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS’ Union of Ireland (TUI) members will protest against pay inequality outside Kerry ETB post-primary schools, FET Centres, colleges of further education and Institutes of Technology in which they work during lunchtime this Thursday, May 24. Service to students will not be affected by the protest. The TUI say they […]

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HSE buildings at Rathass.

Public Protest At HSE Buildings In Tralee To Support Victims Of CervicalCheck Scandal

May 17, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments are Disabled

  A PROTEST has been organised for Friday to support the victims of the CervicalCheck scandal. The organisers have chosen the HSE’s buildings in Rathass, close to the entrance to University Hospital Kerry, as the venue for the gathering which gets underway at 3.30pm.   It will be a peaceful demonstration […]

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Protest About Housing Crisis To Take Place On Saturday

Protest About Housing Crisis To Take Place On Saturday

March 23, 2018 at 9:51 am 3 comments

A PROTEST rally is to take place tomorrow (Saturday) in Tralee about the housing crisis in Ireland. The ‘Housing is a Human Right’ protest, organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition, will see people gather at The Horan Centre at 1pm followed by a march to The Square.   […]

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IT Tralee North Campus

IT Tralee’s TUI Lecturers To Protest at North Campus This Week

September 25, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Wednesday lecturers who are members of the Teaching Union of Ireland (TUI) will protest outside the North Campus of IT Tralee this Wednesday lunchtime from 1pm to 2pm. They TUI say they are holding the protest to highlight ongoing lack of funding of the sector. Protest will take place at […]

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Kerry County Council buildings in Rathass.

Kerry Sinn Féin To Protest At Council Buildings To Highlight Waste Collection Issue

July 4, 2017 at 4:26 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin members will hold a short protest outside County Buildings at Rathass in Tralee on Wednesday, July 5 at 1.15pm. Speaking today Councillor Toireasa Ferris has invited members of the public to attend and she said; “We are holding this protest tomorrow to highlight once again all that is […]

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Protesters taking part in a demonstration against cuts to mental health services.

Protesters Hold Demonstration Outside Hospital Over Cuts To Mental Health Services Budget

May 7, 2016 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of demonstrators lined up outside the entrance to University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon to protest at €12 million goverment cuts to mental health services. “To cut €12,000,000 off a budget for services that already can’t cope defies belief really,” said one of the demonstration’s organisers, Ger Collins. “The staff […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Hundreds March In Anti-Water Charges Protest

March 29, 2015 at 12:35 pm 2 comments

  HUNDREDS took to the streets of Tralee for an anti-water charges protest yesterday. After the huge numbers marched in Dublin last weekend, the local protest was organised by Right2Water Kerry and they came from all over the county to again voice their opposition to Irish Water. The march was organised […]

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Anti-Eviction Taskforce Protests At Tralee Court

Anti-Eviction Taskforce Protests At Tralee Court

March 21, 2015 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

  IF you were passing the courthouse on Thursday you may have seen people carrying a banner on the steps. It was part of a protest by a Kerry group, called the ‘Anti-Eviction Taskforce’, against the  repossession of people’s homes across the country. Barry McCarthy of the Anti-Eviction Taskforce, told TraleeToday.ie that […]

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The crowd in The Square at the protest against water charges on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Healy Rae Says Kerry Protesters Won’t Resort To Abusing Ministers

February 1, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

PROTESTERS on the march against water charges vowed that they would not shout abuse at any Minister or the President when he visits Tralee later this month. The comment was made by Phil Horgan of Right2Water Tralee in The Square, after a group – numbering around 400 people according to organisers – marched […]

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Right2Water Protest March In Town This Saturday

Right2Water Protest March In Town This Saturday

January 29, 2015 at 3:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  WITH the deadline day to sign up for water charges on Monday, the Right2Water group have scheduled a protest march in Tralee this Saturday. The marchers will assemble on in the Brandon car park at 12 noon. The latest march is part of national day of action against the […]

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Gaelcholáiste Chiarraí teachers on strike were from, left: Elma Nh Uilleabhain, Karen Ni Artaigh, Eddie Murchu, Honor Ni Cgloinn. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Tralee Schoolteachers United On The Picket Line

January 23, 2015 at 2:06 pm Comments are Disabled

TEACHERS of Tralee’s secondary schools joined 27,000 other educators across the country on strike yesterday because of plans to reform the Junior Cert cycle. The teachers unions, ASTI and TUI are unhappy with plans to make their teachers assess 40% of the work of their own students. Continued below… Thursday’s industrial action followed […]

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Teachers from Coláiste Gleann Lí in Clash, Ciara Walsh, Mike Quirke, Anthony Dineen, Norma Breen, Ann-Marie O'Kelly and John Joe Roche  taking part in the official strike on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Teachers To Strike Again This Thursday

January 21, 2015 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

  SECONDARY school teachers are preparing to take to the picket lines again this Thursday. Teachers from the ASTI and TUI will take part in the second one day strike in protest over aspects of the framework for Junior Cycle proposals. Thousands of students stayed at home on Tuesday, December 2, as schools around […]

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Martin Ferris and Cllr Robert Beasley (left of Deputy Ferris) at the Sinn Fein protest in Tralee on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Sinn Fein Organises Protest Outside Bank To Highlight Repossession Orders

December 21, 2014 at 12:06 pm Comments are Disabled

ABOUT 40 people gathered outside AIB in Castle Street on Saturday to highlight the 65 repossession cases which came before a Tralee court this week. “When you have 65 orders coming on the one day in Tralee it’s quite stark and frightening, so that’s why we’re here to highlight it,” […]

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Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

Sinn Féin To Protest Outside Tralee Banks On Saturday

December 19, 2014 at 3:02 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris will lead a protest outside banks in Tralee tomorrow. Sinn Féin say the protest is “to highlight the government’s continuing failure to deal with mortgage debt crisis and the banks aggressive behaviour towards those in mortgage distress.” This week saw financial institutions take 65 […]

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VIDEO: ‘I’ll Go To Prison Rather Than Pay A Cent’ Says Ferris

VIDEO: ‘I’ll Go To Prison Rather Than Pay A Cent’ Says Ferris

November 2, 2014 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

SINN Fein Deputy Martin Ferris says he will suffer any consequences, including prison, rather than pay a cent to Irish Water. The Kerry North/West Limerick politician was speaking in the Square after the protest march in Tralee in which over 3,000 people took part in appalling weather conditions. The protest […]

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Video: Sinn Fein Keeps Up Protests Against Gaza Bombings

Video: Sinn Fein Keeps Up Protests Against Gaza Bombings

August 11, 2014 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

SATURDAY last saw another gathering of people in the Square to protest against the violence in Gaza following a fresh wave of bombings at the weekend. About 100 or so took part in the Sinn Fein-organised demonstration which marched through the town.   “We’ll be out here as long as we have […]

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