Tag Archives: Occupy Dame Street

Do you like cake?

The people involved with Occupy Dame Street are holding a first anniversary mini-occupation/festival this weekend.

Saturday, October 6
12.00 Meet at the Garden of Remembrance
1.00 March to Central Bank, Dame Street
2.00 Workshop: Direct Democracy – People’s Convention
2.00 Workshop: Anti Fracking – No Fracking Ireland
4pm General Assembly
6.00 Music

Sunday October 7
12.00 Music/Kids Activities
2.00 Workshop: Anti Eviction – Anti-Eviction Task Force
4.00 Workshop: Natural Resources – Shell to Sea
6.00 Music

Monday October 8
2.00 Pots and Pans – Make Some Noise
4.00 Workshop: HouseHold Charges
4.00 Workshop: Bondpayments – BallyHea Say No
6.30 General Assembly

Occupy Dame Street First Anniversary (Facebook)


Protest (apparently related to the eviction yesterday of Brendan and Asta Kelly from their home in Killiney, Co Dublin) by Occupy Dame Street in Fownes Street, Temple Bar, within the last hour.

Video via Mark Malone .Pics via TV3 and Alan Butler

Veterans of Occupy Dame Street at AIB Capital Markets in the IFSC, Dublin, this afternoon protesting at today’s €1.5 billion payment to unsecured bondholders of the state-owned bank.

Earlier: €1,100 Per Household – 11 Times The Household Charge

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)


Pearse Street [Dublin]  Garda station earlier. Occupy Dame Street residents went to the station to retrieve their belongings taken during the raid on the camp on Wednesday morning. The protest, supported by some residents on the street (3rd pic), disbanded by 9pm.

‘Occupy’ Supporters Hold Protest Over Camp Removal (Pamela Duncan and Elaine Edwards, Irish Times)

(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)

I turn to face an empty space, where once you used to lie
And look for a spark that lights the dark
Through a teardrop in my eye

A bodhrán donated by Christy Moore to the Occupy Dame Street camp this morning outside the Central Bank.


(Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland)