Groups to hold climate action protest in Dublin

Groups to hold climate action protest in Dublin

A climate action protest will take place in Dublin City Centre this afternoon.

There are calls for immediate government action on climate change, habitat destruction, and the over-exploitation of natural resources.

The protest is a display of solidarity with the Extinction Rebellion movement in the UK.

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan says Ireland needs to tackle the issue of climate change.

He said: "They did our initial event three weeks ago in London and they set this date as the big day when they are having a major protest in London.

"They are arranging all sorts of non-violent, non-direct actions and in solidarity with that, various organisations here say we need to say the same things and be seen to show the same message in Ireland."

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