Ring of steel around Dáil ahead of Budget protest
Gardaí are warning of traffic delays in Dublin city centre because of the Budget Day security operation.
Molesworth Street near the Dáil is closed and leading to heavy traffic volumes in the centre of the city.
A ring of steel has being put in place around the Dáil in advance of a protest timed for the Budget announcement this afternoon.
As many as 1,000 gardaí, including the riot squad, have been drafted in
Around 15-20,000 people are expected to attend the demonstrations.
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