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04 Oct 2020 | 04:57 AM UTC

Ireland: Anti-mask protesters block road in Dublin October 3

Ireland News Alert

Anti-mask protesters block road during gathering in Dublin on October 3; further protests possible in the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/4/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/6/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Dublin). COUNTRY/REGION Dublin

Event

Grafton Street in Dublin was blocked on Saturday, October 3, as demonstrators held an anti-mask sit-in protest. The protest commenced at Custom House Quay, North Dock, before concluding at Grafton Street, where the crowd blocked the road at the intersection with South Anne Street and Harry Street. A heavy security presence accompanied the protest and it was eventually dispersed without incident, according to a spokesperson for the An Garda Síochána national police service.

Further protests over the issue are possible in the near term and any demonstrations are likely to be accompanied by a heightened security presence and localized transport disruptions.

Advice

Those in Dublin are advised to monitor the situation, avoid associated demonstrations, and heed instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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