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Is 2,500 Gardaí On Streets For Anti-Lockdown Protests An Excessive Response?

Multiple anti-lockdown protests are set to take place in Dublin on St Patrick's Day. A policing plan...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:28 PM - 16 Mar 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Is 2,500 Gardaí On Streets For Anti-Lockdown Protests An Excessive Response?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:28 PM - 16 Mar 2021

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Multiple anti-lockdown protests are set to take place in Dublin on St Patrick's Day.

A policing plan is in place for the events, with 2,500 Gardaí to be deployed around the country.

But will this be enough of a deterrent for people who are planning to attend, or is it an excessive response?

Today FM reporter Paul O'Donoghue, Fianna Fáil TD Cormac Devlin and Doireann Ansbro from the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, joined us to discuss this.

Is 2,500 Gardaí On Streets For Anti-Lockdown Protests An Excessive Response?

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