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Man (30s) due in court over firework attack on gardaí at anti-lockdown protest

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

Gardaí outside St Stephen's Green on Saturday
Gardaí outside St Stephen's Green on Saturday
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A MAN IN his 30s is due to appear before court this morning charged in connection with a firework attack on gardaí at a protest in Dublin at the weekend.

The man was arrested yesterday morning and was detained under Section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act at Irishtown Garda Station.

He is expected to appear before a sitting of Dublin District Court this morning charged in connection with the case. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Yesterday’s arrest brings to 24 the total number of people arrested in connection with Saturday’s anti-lockdown protest on Dublin’s Grafton Street. 

More than 20 people were arrested initially at the protest, 13 of whom were charged at a special sitting of Dublin District Court on Saturday night. 

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With reporting by Cónal Thomas

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