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Cork Protesters Face Arrest If Protest Goes Ahead, But Is It Their Right?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:00 PM - 5 Mar 2021

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Gardaí have warned organisers of a planned anti-lockdown protest in Cork city tomorrow that they could face a criminal investigation if it goes ahead.

After last weekend's scenes in Dublin, there are concerns that the event in Cork could be hijacked by those intent on violence.

But is it okay for public health guidelines to infringe on people's right to protest? Is there a way to ensure that protests can go ahead safely?

Senator Jerry Buttimer from Cork South-Central and journalist Larissa Nolan joined us to give their thoughts.

Cork Protesters Face Arrest If Protest Goes Ahead, But Is It Their Right?

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