VIolence in Dublin

Workers gather at solidarity rally in Dublin after violent riots

Ictu is calling on workers to gather at the GPO to denounce ‘riotous behaviour in a solemn and respectful way’

Hundreds of workers gathered at the GPO on O’Connell Street, where a series on violent demonstrations took place on Thursday and Friday. Picture: PA

Hundreds of trade unionists and demonstrators have staged a rally in Dublin centre, days after a violent riot rocked the capital.

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ (Ictu) rally was held at 1pm in O’Connell Street in protest against the riotous behaviour, and solidarity with those affected by violence in the city on Thursday, including three children and a care worker who were stabbed in a preceding knife attack.

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