Twelve charged after arrest near reception for Queen

Twelve people were last night charged with public order offences, after being arrested near the Convention Centre in Dublin.

Twelve people were last night charged with public order offences, after being arrested near the Convention Centre in Dublin.

Gardaí believe the group, one woman and 11 men, was planning to mount violent protests against the State visit of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.

All 12 were released on bail and are due before the courts again on June 2.

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