Protestors block Tanaiste's car after meeting in North Dublin

Protestors block Tanaiste's car after meeting in North Dublin

Gardaí were needed to clear the way and allow Tanaiste Joan Burton's car to leave a public meeting in Dublin tonight.

A small number of protestors blocked the Tanaiste's car after a referendum meeting in Whitehall in North Dublin, with Gardai having to intervene to allow the car to leave.

Around 30 protestors then engaged in a brief standoff with Gardaí, refusing to allow them to leave the scene.

A small number of anti-austerity protestors had earlier attended the meeting on the marriage referendum, walking out in protest as the Tanaiste began to speak.


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