Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests outside U.S. Embassy on August 16, 2017

United States Embassy Dublin, Ireland

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Protests outside U.S. Embassy on August 16, 2017

August 16, 2017

Embassy Dublin informs U.S. citizens that a protest is expected to begin at 6pm on August 16th in front of the U.S. Embassy in Dublin.  The duration and exact number of participants is unknown.

Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place and exercise caution when in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

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