Groups protest austerity measures in day-long demonstration outside Dáil
Several hundred people are staging a protest outside Leinster House this afternoon as the Dáil reconvenes after its summer break.
A variety of groups, who say they are against austerity, are taking part in the day-long protest.
There is a heavy garda presence in the area with access to the Kildare Street entrance of Leinster House restricted, and Molesworth Street closed to traffic.
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