Who are the protest groups?
Nicola Cooke reports on the people behind the clashes hitting the headlines
Last Tuesday’s clashes between gardaí and protesters, during demonstrations outside the Dáil against government cuts and funding of Nama and the beleaguered banks, marked a new departure at such marches.
While some of those involved claimed this was a once-off incident caused by a security flaw, an element of militancy has become apparent in these angry protests. Three weeks ago, half a dozen members of Eirígí chained themselves to each...
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