Significant Turnout Expected At Anti-Lockdown Protest In Cork City Today

The anti-lockdown protest gets underway at 2pm today to raise awareness of the impacts of Covid-19 restrictions. 

A march will begin at the National Monument on Grand Parade before finishing outside Brown Thomas on St Patrick St where crowds will be addressed by a number of speakers who will call for an end to lockdown.

The event is being organised by the ‘Independent Campaign for TRUTH & Proper Public Healthcare' who say they want to raise awareness of people's rights and highlight the impacts of the restrictions. 

Speaking to RedFM News event organiser Diarmuid O'Cadhla says they have liasied with Gardaí in advance of today:

“We had cooperation with the Gardaí on the last event as we always do at these events. And we would expect to have that cooperation ongoing. There will be possible traffic issues and so on, so we expect full cooperation with them. There is no other issue there.”

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