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The protester before she was removed.
The protester before she was removed.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Protester removed from 1916 event after she called Enda Kenny the C-word

The incident happened at the launch of the Government’s plans for commemorating the centenary of 1916 Rising.
Nov 13th 2014, 7:37 AM 60,083 328

A PROTESTER WAS removed from the launch of the Government’s plans to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising last night.

The woman interrupted the Taoiseach’s speech, calling him a “traitor” and saying he had sold out the country to the IMF.

The protester then called him a ‘c**t’ before being swiftly removed from the venue.

Seemingly unfazed, Kenny continued to speak but protesters outside the GPO banged loudly on windows, drowning out part of his speech.

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Demonstrators shouted anti-Government and anti-water charges slogans.

Pictured Water protesters bang on the Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Pictured Water protesters bang on the Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Tánaiste Joan Burton was also heckled during the event, as was Arts Minister Heather Humphreys:

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Originally published 10.47pm

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