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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Eleven people arrested following organised protest in Dublin

An investigation is under way to try and establish who organised a protest in Dublin city centre which resulted in the arrest of 11 people.

Gardaí arrested nine men and two women, aged between 20 and 60.

Nine people have been charged with public order offences while the remaining two have been offered adult cautions.

Gardaí said they were “forced to intervene” during the demonstration.

They said they “engaged with the protesters on a number of occasions using the graduated policing response”.


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