Man (30s) arrested for public order offences following anti-vaccine protest in Dublin
A few hundred protesters blocked O'Connell Bridge.
A man aged in his 30s has been arrested for public order offences following an anti-vaccine protest in Dublin on Saturday afternoon.
An Garda Síochána implemented a policing plan in relation to the demonstration held on O’Connell Street on Saturday, a spokesperson told JOE on Sunday.
A few hundred protesters blocked O'Connell Bridge for a planned meeting in front of the Daniel O'Connell Monument.
The protest was part of the “World Wide Rally For Freedom” demonstrations that took place across the globe on Saturday.
Regular Garda units were deployed to maintain order, however, public order units were not deployed.
One man aged in his 30s was arrested for public order-related offences and was later released without charge.
No other incidents were reported as a result of this protest.
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