Demonstration Alert: Two Scheduled Protests in Dublin on Saturday, March 30

Demonstration Alert:  U.S. Embassy Dublin, Ireland

March 29, 2019

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

Event 1:  Reports indicate that a demonstration is planned from 1-2 pm this Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the Spire on O’Connell Street.  The Irish Palestinian Solidarity Campaign is organizing the protest in recognition of what it is calling the first anniversary of “Gaza’s Great March of Return.”

Location 2:  RTE Studios, Nutley Road, Dublin 4

Event 2: Reports indicate that a second demonstration is planned from 3-4 pm this Saturday, March 30, 2019, near the RTE Studios in Donnybrook, Dublin 4.  The group is demonstrating to encourage the boycott of the winning Irish entry in the Eurovision 2019 contest in Tel Aviv, Israel later this year.

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