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09 Jan 2020 | 10:32 AM UTC

Ireland: Demonstration scheduled in Dublin January 9

Demonstration to be held in front of US Embassy in Dublin January 9; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected



According to US diplomatic authorities, a demonstration is scheduled to be held outside the US Embassy in the Ballsbridge neighborhood of Dublin on Thursday, January 9. Participants are expected to gather outside the embassy at approximately 19:00 (local time) to denounce ongoing political tensions between the US and Iran in the Middle East. 

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are likely near the protest site.


Individuals in Dublin are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, to monitor developments to the situation, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.