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# dublin riots

1st December 2023
European Commission: 'No evidence' that far-right used Irish language online during riots
An EU official was reported to have made the claim this week.
Larry Donnelly: The Dublin riots triggered middle Ireland and its voters - politicians take heed
Our columnist says last week’s ‘Black Thursday’ means voters will now be placing immigration and law and order back on the political agenda.
29th November 2023
Debunked: Gardaí have not installed 'watch towers' on O'Connell Street after riots in Dublin
Images from O’Connell Street actually show light projection boxes.
Commissioner tells TDs he cares about job 'too much' to consider resigning
Harris promised that the garda presence in Dublin will not ‘fall off a cliff edge’ after Christmas.
Prof Donncha O’Connell: We need a calm and measured assessment of policing after the riots
As the dust settles on the riots, the professor of law says oversight of An Garda Síochána must not be sacrificed.
Garda Commissioner faces questions from TDs after Dublin Riots
Commissioner Drew Harris has been invited to the Oireachtas justice committee today.
Opinion: The riots were a scaled-up version of what we migrants face every day in Ireland
Teresa Buczkowska says the riots in Dublin sent a very clear and disturbing message to all migrants.
This week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
'Fear like never before': 21 readers on how the Dublin riots affected them
Rioting and looting spread like wildfire across town as gardaí tried to get crowds under control.
Tánaiste says McEntee will have full backing of all Fianna Fáil TDs if no confidence vote called
Mary Lou McDonald criticised Government TDs for not being present on the scene of last week’s stabbing incident.
Ministers have pledged their full support for Justice Minister Helen McEntee amid threats of a motion of confidence next week
Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald says McEntee's position is untenable.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar aks people to stop connecting migration with crime, saying 'it's not right'.
Increased garda presence planned for Dublin city centre 'up to and beyond Christmas'
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
The Explainer: Out of control - how did an attack in Dublin lead to riots and looting?
We’re joined by several members of The Journal’s newsroom to examine how Thursday unfolded, and to discuss the political and social fallout of the events.
Deliveroo driver who stopped Parnell Street attacker offers to assist victim 'in any way he can'
An update from Caio Benicio was posted on the GoFundMe page today.
How have last week's riots in Dublin affected you? We want to hear your stories
We want to hear your reaction to the disturbing scenes on the streets of the capital last week, and how you have been affected.
Increased garda presence planned for Dublin city centre 'up to and beyond Christmas'
Commissioner Drew Harris refused to apologise for the garda response to public disorder in the capital on Thursday.
FactCheck: False claims the army was deployed during Dublin City riots seen millions of times
A photo from Terenure was used to bolster the claim by far-right activists and an Open Source Intelligence account.
'Hate has no place in Dublin': Workers gather in city centre in show of solidarity following riots last week
The rally was organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions.
Simon Harris says 'ability to spread disinformation' on social media is 'very serious issue'
Tánaiste Micheál Martin said at the weekend that he is worried at the level of “hate and bile” being aimed at migrants on social media.
Booker Prize winner Paul Lynch says Dublin riot energy is 'always under the surface'
His book Prophet Song describes what happens when his home country becomes authoritarian.
Doherty says Sinn Féin will 'consider option' of no confidence motion if Helen McEntee does not resign
Pearse Doherty also said the Taoiseach ‘should act’ on the matter.
Emma DeSouza: Want to stop the march of the far-right? Tackle inequality
Despite the easy label, the writer and campaigner says Thursday’s violence can’t be dismissed as ‘thuggery’.
Last week
19th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Bobby McDonagh: The Rule of Law matters more than ever when the world is imploding
The former ambassador says that law and order breakdowns in many parts of the world demonstrate how important the rule of law is.
Pressure mounts as Harris and McEntee called before justice committee over city centre violence
Some opposition TDs say they have no confidence in the Garda Commissioner or the Justice Minister after Thursday’s events.
Owner of Independent Dublin bike shop raided in riots 'emotional and in shock'
Cliff Nolan is in his second year of business and has been robbed of thousands of euros worth of stock.
Former member: It's time gardaí got some real support in tackling antisocial behaviour
Stephen Moore says he was horrified to see the attacks on gardaí on what he calls a night of shame for the capital.
John O'Brien: Enough of the Minister and Commissioner's magical thinking around law and order
The retired detective chief superintendent shares his insights on policing, riots and the rule of law.
Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
A five-year-old girl remains in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing yesterday.
Gardaí are out in force in the city centre following last night's unrest.
Sinn Féin expressed no confidence in the Justice Minister, but she said she will not resign.
The five-year-old girl who was injured in yesterday's stabbing incident remains in critical condition.
Aoife Barry: I didn’t recognise the Dublin I witnessed yesterday - it was terrifying
'It was pure instinct': Brazilian Deliveroo driver tells of moment he stopped Parnell Street attacker
Dublin riots: How a mob in the capital turned to looting, arson and calls to kill
Dublin city centre was largely shut down last night as rioters attacked gardaí, looted shops and set vehicles on fire.
What exactly happened in Dublin city and how did the situation escalate so quickly?
To understand that, we need to explore what has been happening online in terms of anti-immigration rhetoric
As is often the case with a breaking news story, many rumours gained traction yesterday before the truth had time to emerge
As it happened: Increased Garda presence in Dublin, Opposition declare no confidence in Commissioner
Schools close early and clinics cancelled at Temple Street amid fears of unrest in central Dublin
Dublin Riots: Over 30 appear before courts charged with theft, public order, and having weapon
One person who took part in the riots has been charged with possession of a knife.
Clinical psychologist: How do we help children make sense of the horrors of yesterday?
Dr Sara O’Byrne says there are ways to help children deal with the trauma of events in Dublin this week.
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald says she has no confidence in Garda Commissioner Drew Harris
There have been calls for politicians to return to the Dáil a day early.
'We are going to get them': Taoiseach to expedite CCTV and incitement to hatred legislation
‘We are going to get them,’ Varadkar said when speaking about those who caused violence on the streets of Dublin yesterday.
'We're better than this': Taoiseach Leo Varadkar condemns violence in Dublin
“Those involved brought shame on Dublin, brought shame on Ireland.”
In pictures: The violent riots in Dublin city centre and the aftermath of the chaos
Gardaí made 34 arrests during the riots last night, 32 of which will be appearing before the courts this morning.
Education Minister praises 'immediate instinct' of school staff after violent attack
Five people, including three young children, were hospitalised following the incident on Parnell Square East.
A number of transport disruptions in aftermath of riots in Dublin
Luas and Dublin Bus are running on restricted routes in certain areas.
Aoife Barry: I didn’t recognise the Dublin I witnessed yesterday - it was terrifying
The journalist and author was witness to much of the violence and disorder in Dublin last night.
'Severe disruption' to public transport as Dublin Bus and Luas services suspended due to riots
All Luas and Dublin Bus services have been called off this evening.
All time
Footage of Dublin riots used as scenes of Norway in American TV show
Someone on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team doesn’t care much for accuracy.