Fathers Rights Groups Claims Responsibility For Taoiseach Protest

Reponsibility for a picket of Taoiseach Enda Kenny's, where a number of protesters were wearing masks, has been claimed by a group called Fathers Rights Ireland.

A spokesman for the group has claimed that they chose to protest on Fathers Day to highlight a lack of rights for fathers.

It was initially reported that the protest was connected to the ongoing abortion legislation protests.

Finance minister Michael Noonan however, said that picketing Mr Kenny's home was a "bridge to far".

Mr Kenny was not at home at the time of the protest, but his wife and son were, with his son Ferdia answering the door to the protesters, unaware they were there.

It is understood that the protesters dispersed peacefully when garda arrived.


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