Anti-lockdown 'protestors' clash with Gardaí on Grafton Street

Garda have engaged with a number of 'anti-lockdown' protestors on Grafton Street in Dublin this afternoon.

Originally, the protest had been set for St Stephen's Green - until Garda shut the park down with the help of the OPW.

Instead, a small crowd gathered at the top of the adjacent Grafton Street.

Videos from the scene show some minor skirmishes between the force and the protestors.

Garda are operating a policing plan in Dublin city centre on Saturday afternoon.

A number of traffic diversions and other policing plans are currently in place. Those who are conducting their essential journeys may meet obstructions on their journey and will need to avail of diversions, said the Garda on Twitter.

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