Demonstration Alert: Scheduled Demonstrations in Dublin this Week
June 4, 2019
Reports indicate that a number of potentially large demonstrations are planned during the upcoming visit of President Trump to Ireland this week.
Three demonstrations are scheduled on Wednesday, June 5, 2019:
Location 1: Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Event 1: Reports indicate a demonstration is scheduled to begin at 1 pm at Leinster House. The demonstration is organized by the Green Party.
Location 2: The Spire, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
Event 2: Reports indicate a second demonstration is scheduled to begin at 6 pm at the Spire on O’Connell Street. The demonstration is organized by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
Location 3: U.S. Embassy Dublin, 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge Dublin 4
Event 3: Reports indicate a third demonstration is scheduled to begin at 6 pm at the U.S. Embassy Dublin. The demonstration, “Vigil against Trump’s Visit” is organized by PANA and the Venezuela Ireland Network.
On Thursday, June 6, a fourth demonstration is planned:
Location 4: The Spire, O’Connell Street, Dublin 1
Event 4: Reports indicate a fourth demonstration will begin at 6 pm at the Spire on O’Connell Street. The demonstration is being organized by the “Stop Trump Ireland” group.
The exact duration of the demonstrations and number of participants are unknown.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the areas around the U.S. Embassy Dublin
- Exercise caution if in the vicinity
- Monitor local media for updates
- Be aware of your surroundings
- Keep a low profile
- Notify friends and family of your safety
- U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland
- +353 1 668-8777
- State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Ireland Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
- Follow the State Department on Facebook and Twitter