Archive for protest

UCD Student Arrested for Anti-Fees Protest last November

Posted in Fees and access, Legal issues with tags , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“A UCD student active with FEE has been arrested, supposedly for actions carried out at the USI protest in Dublin last November. We have a limited amount of information at the present time but will update this page as soon as we can …” (more)

[Lorcan Myles, Indymedia Ireland, 17 February]

Student struggles of the 1980′s – talk from FEE National Meeting

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“A key problem of student struggles in Ireland is that apart from the Student Unions there is no ongoing organisation or way of passing lessons learned from one generation to the next. Today with indymedia, blogs and websites creating some sort of informal archive of some of what happened it’s not as bad as it used to be. But from my period of activism in the second half of the 1980′s almost no record remains …” (more)

[Andrew Flood, Free Education for Everyone, 9 February]

USI Launches Campaign to Prevent Slashing of Nurses Pay

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI), the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), SIPTU and the Psychiatric Nurses Association of Ireland will stage a series of lunchtime protests tomorrow (February 9) as part of its campaign against Government plans to cut payments to pre-registration nurses and midwives …” (more)

[Irish Press Releases, 9 February]

Student protests in Netherlands

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 25 January 2011 by Steve

“On Friday January 21 there was a first national student protest in The Hague to protest the reforms on higher education by the new government (Christian/Corporate with support from neo-racist Wilders party) …” (more, video)

[Parar Bolonha, 24 January]

On Occupation and the University: A Discussion

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“Following international coverage of the occupations of universities across the UK and Italy, the occupation here of the Department of Finance during anti-student fee protests late last year and the occupation of Department of Education grounds with the ‘surprise conference’ on education, the Provisional University and FEE invite you to a discussion on occupation and the university …” (more)

[Free Education for Everyone, 22 February]

Protest student is spared expulsion after school backtracks on plans

Posted in Fees and access, Legal issues with tags , on 3 January 2011 by Steve

“Shane Donnelly, the Dublin student who was threatened with expulsion from his secondary school after he organized a protest against the Budgets cuts, has said on a Facebook support page that the school has U-turned on their previous commitment to bring disciplinary procedures against him …” (more)

[Laura Mulcahy, Cork Student News, 2 January]

Student Protest Dec 1st: A review

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 13 December 2010 by Steve

“I came to the party late, as I knew I would and as was unavoidable. By the time I made it to the Student Protest Wednesday the 1st of December, all marching was over. I wondered had I missed much – had riots broken out, scuffles been had, mayhem launched by a thousand furious students …” (more)

[Cuckoovoice, 13 December]