Demonstration Alert: Two Demonstrations Planned This Weekend in Dublin

Demonstration Alert:  Two Demonstrations Planned this Weekend in Dublin

April 18, 2019

Location 1:  The Spire, O’Connell Street and O’Connell Bridge, Dublin 1

Event 1: Reports indicate a large demonstration is planned for 1-5 pm on Friday, April 19, 2019, beginning at the Spire on O’Connell Street and ending at the O’Connell Bridge.  The protest is being organized by the climate change group “Extinction Rebellion.”

Location 2:  U.S. Embassy Dublin, 42 Elgin Road, Ballsbridge Dublin 4

Event 2:  Reports indicate a second demonstration is planned for Sunday, April 21, 2019, to begin at 12 pm at the U.S. Embassy in support of Julian Assange.

The exact duration of the demonstrations and number of participants are unknown.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas near the locations listed above
  • 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