Ireland: 34 people arrested after riotous mob causes huge destruction


A clean-up is under way in Dublin city centre this morning following violent clashes between large groups of people and gardaí in Dublin last night.

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said 34 people had been arrested and “many more arrests will follow”. Mr Harris said a riotous mob had caused huge destruction in Dublin, including 13 shops looted, three buses and one Luas tram set on fire and 11 Garda vehicles damaged. During the unrest gardaí clashed with gangs of people, and social media footage showed individual officers being attacked. Numerous gardaí were injured.

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Source: The Irish Times