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Thirteen people charged following anti-lockdown protest arrests

Thirteen people have been charged and remanded in custody after yesterday’s anti-lockdown protest in Dublin city centre.

23 people were arrested and a special sitting of Dublin District Court took place last night.

The gathering breached public health restrictions and turned violent at times.

Three gardaí suffered injuries, one of whom needed hospital treatment for a broken ankle.

Of those arrested, 13 appeared before the Criminal Court of Justice and have been remanded in custody to appear before Cloverhill District Court at a later date.

Seven people were charged with offences and released on station bail and three juveniles were released for consideration of inclusion in the Juvenile Diversion Programme.

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