Nine due in court over public order offences outside asylum seeker centre in Dublin

Nine Due In Court Over Public Order Offences Outside Asylum Seeker Centre In Dublin
The nine arrested are due before Dún Laoghaire District Court on Thursday morning. Photo: Collins
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Nine people are due in court after being charged in connection with protests at an asylum seeker accomodation centre in south Dublin.

It brings to 13 the number of people arrested at the premises in Ballyogan in only 24 hours.


Nine people – five men and four women – were arrested for public order offences at the new accommodation centre for international protection applicants on Ballyogan Road on Wednesday evening.

It follows a number of incidents at the premises, including the entrance being blocked and staff being prevented from entering.

The nine arrested have since been charged and are due before Dún Laoghaire District Court on Thursday morning.

It comes after four men appeared in court on Wednesday in connection with public order offences at the centre earlier that day.

A garda was injured during the incident and received medical treatment.

Investigations into these incidents are ongoing, gardaí said.

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