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Protest under way in Dublin city centre against Local Property Tax (pics)

The route includes Dublin Castle, where EU finance ministers are meeting this weekend.

A LARGE SCALE protest against the local property tax (LPT) is currently under way in Dublin’s city centre.

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins, who told TheJournal.ie that he would not be paying the tax, said that the aim of today’s march was to give a voice to the taxpayers who opposed the property tax.

The route includes Dublin Castle, where EU finance ministers are meeting this weekend.

(Above images: Workers Solidarity Movement (Ireland) FB page)

(Above three images: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)

The Garda Press Office said that upwards of 5,000 were in attendance and that the protest was peaceful.

Read: Revealed: The 7 TDs who say they won’t pay the property tax >

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