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A lunchtime protest by nurses over staffing levels and working conditions is being planned for tomorrow outside Sligo University Hospital. The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation points out this is not industrial action but a public protest to highlight the challenges experienced by members on a day-to-day basis. The protest…

A protest is taking place this afternoon against the military coup in Sudan. Sudanese have taken to the streets this week against General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan’s take over with confrontations between soldiers and protesters taking the death toll to at least 11. The demonstration in Sligo is taking place outside…

A protest calling for the boycott of Israeli products sold in Sligo is taking place today. It’s happening from 12pm to 2pm at the Sligo Retail park. Peadar Hopkins, a member of United Against Racism says people from different political backgrounds and organisations are taking part in today’s protest. He…

The cabinet will today discuss the Mica redress scheme ahead of a planned large protest in Dublin which will include large numbers of people from Donegal, Sligo, and Mayo.   TDs will discuss a motion this evening calling for the redress scheme for the defective house blocks to be extended…

A protest against Israeli military actions on Palestine is taking place in Sligo today. ‘Solidarity With Palestine’ is happening at Sligo Town Hall with organisers in a social media post asking people to wear masks and socially distance. Heightened tensions between Israel and Palestine in recent weeks have led to…

Donegal Gardaí are investigating after a protest took place in Letterkenny yesterday. Around 2pm on Saturday, a crowd gathered at Market Square to hear speeches against restrictions, ignoring calls from the town’s mayor and Chamber of Commerce not to turn up. Level three restrictions for Co Donegal came into effect…

Local Childcare workers receive little pay and no holiday leave. These are just some of the issues highlighted yesterday when over 30,000 people protested in Dublin calling on the government to give more support for childcare sector workers. Many were calling on the government to make the sector a public…