National Demonstration For Palestine, Sat. 20th April 2024

National Demonstration For Palestine, Sat. 20th April 2024

Image Header reads in red all-caps "National Demonstration for Palestine". Beneath are the words: End Genocide, End Apartheid, Sanctions Now, in black. Below is an image of protesters at the top of the march with lots of palestinian flags being held behind them. At the front of the images marchers hold a banner that reads "Freedom and Justice For Palestine" in red and green writing. Below the image is the words "Saturday 20th April, 1pm, Garden of Remembrance, Dublin 1. And below this reads: Disability Access Point: Corner of Dawson St/Nassau St.

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign are committed to making their marches as accessible as possible for all attendees. Disability Power Ireland are working with the IPSC to provide minimal access support for their next national march, this Saturday, 20th April. 

Please be advised that both IPSC and Disability Power Ireland will not have capacity to provide the same supports for every IPSC march going forward. If you are unsure about attending an event, and wish to check in on a specific support before deciding, please reach out. 

Route Info: 

  • The full march route will begin at the Garden of Remembrance at 1pm, and end along Molesworth St. outside Leinster House 
  • The Access Point to the march is at Trinity College Nassau St. Entrance
  • We will be meeting at the Access Point at 1.45pm. 
  • The Access Point is towards the end of the march, which will be only about 300m or 5 mins walking time. 
  • The entire route, from the Garden of Remembrance to Molesworth St. endpoint, is approx. 1.8 km or 26 mins walking time. 
  • There will be approx. 1 hour of speeches at the endpoint stage
  • It will be easiest for attendees to join the march either at the Access Point or at the start. 

Route Map:

This image shows a very detailed route map in the centre of Dublin with many buildings and landmarks included. 
In the top right corner is a blue bubble with all-cap words in white "National March for Palestine, Saturday 20th April March, Route Map." 
Underneath is another blue bubble with bullet point words in white marking the locations in order as: "Garden of Remembrance (start), O'Connell St., D'Olier St., College Green, Nassau St. (Access Point), Dawson St., Molesworth St. (End)"
The route is marked in red along those streets with highlighted locations for the Access Point at Trinity Nassau St., the Start Point in the Garden of Remembrance and the End Point on Molesworth St. 
At the very bottom are three disability logos, a wheelchair sign, a neurodivergence brain sign, and visual impairment sign.
Image Shows a detailed map of the parade route with the Access Point highlights at TCD Nassau St. Entrance

Access Info:

  • The march will be noisy throughout. Please bring ear defenders or ear plugs if you think this will help you. 
  • Unfortunately, ISL is not expected to be available at this march due to funding limitations. 
  • Unfortunately, we do not have capacity to implement a Quiet Zone for this march. 
  • This is not a masked event but people are welcome and supported to wear them. We will endeavour to have some masks available at the Access Point.
  • There will be IPSC stewards available at the Access Point from 2pm. They will be in yellow hi-viz and will have a few Palestinian flags with them. 
  • Please note: a wait can be expected, as it will take an unknown time for the march to reach us. 
  • On arrival at Molesworth St., the access stewards will help to coordinate the group to find a quieter position. 
  • There will be approximately 1 hour of speeches and standing at the end of the march. Attendees are welcome to bring any mobility aids or carry camping chairs if this makes attendance easier. Stewards will do their best to assist if help is required.   
  • Please be sure to plan ahead and bring any drinks or snacks you may require with you, for your comfort while on the march and during speeches.
  • Designated Stewards with more experience will be in red hi-viz along the march route. They will be able to support in an emergency, or coordinate help if necessary.
  • IPSC will always endeavour to have first-aiders present, wearing green hi-viz, but as first-aiders are also volunteers their presence is not guaranteed. You can check with Designated Stewards (in red) to direct you to one if available, or to request medical assistance if needed. 
  • There are wheelchair accessible toilets along and near the march route in Penneys, O’Connell St., outside Stephens Green Shopping Centre, Marks & Spencers on Grafton St.
  • Please check the weather forecast before coming out, and dress for the Irish weather.
  • Participants can email Maryam at with any other access concerns or needs such as sighted support.