Tánaiste disappointed by turnout for Queen

Tánaiste disappointed by turnout for Queen

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore has admitted that he would have liked to see more well-wishers for Britain's Queen Elizabeth on the streets of Dublin today.

Minister Gilmore said that the security operation in place was needed however, given the threat posed by dissident republicans and others who are intent on causing trouble.

A total of 21 people were arrested in the capital today, after disturbances on O'Connell Street and Dorset Street.

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