Extinction Rebellion protest sails into Dublin city centre

Climate change activists set up camp in Merrion Square for week of demonstrations

7th October, 2019
Extinction Rebellion protesters march through Dublin yesterday. Photo: Leah Farrell/Rolling News

Extinction Rebellion today kicked off their “rebellion week” of civil disobedience in Dublin. The climate change protesters marched from Heuston Station to Government Buildings and on to their “base camp” at Merrion Square. They will spend the week staging a variety of theatrical protests and disruptive actions around the capital to draw attention to the “climate and biodiversity emergency” and to put pressure on the government to act....

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