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07 Oct 2019 | 08:49 AM UTC

Ireland: Environmental group plans protests in Dublin October 7

Ireland News Alert

Environmental group calls for protests in Dublin October 7; heightened security presence and localized disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Dublin). COUNTRY/REGION Dublin

Event

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) environmental group has called for several protests in Dublin on Monday, October 7. Protesters are expected to gather outside the Lower House of the Irish Parliament at around 13:00 (local time). The activists are then set to lead a "Climate Walk" to Merrion Square. Other associated protests are planned across the city, although the exact times and locations were not immediately available.

A heightened security presence and significant transport and business disruptions are expected in the vicinity of all protests and along the march route.

Context

The Extinction Rebellion environmental group has organized disruptive protests around the world since November 2018 to demand increased action to address climate change issues. XR is planning a series of international protests starting the week of Monday, October 7.

Advice

Individuals in Dublin are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests and demonstrations, prepare for associated business and transportation disruptions and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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