May 12, 2010
Police say officers staffing the wrought-iron gates drew batons and forced back several dozen protesters. They said the protesters’ injuries were minor and none were arrested.
Tens of billions’ worth of dud property loans are being transferred from five Irish banks to a new government-run “bad bank.” The government also has bought multi-billion stakes in Allied Irish Banks and Bank of Ireland.
Gardai said one officer received a minor facial injury during the scuffle.
The march was organised by the Right to Work Campaign, sponsored by the Unite Trade Union.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm