KCC Aand Gardaí Remove Bridge Protest Camp

Protesters maintaining a 24-hour demonstration against a bridge being constructed in Kilkenny city have been cleared by gardaí and Kilkenny County Council.

The council said that action to remove the protesters was needed as they had refused to leave the camp despite repeated requests.

The protesters have been demonstrating against the construction of the bridge saying that it will damage Kilkenny's medieval heritage.

The council said the bridge is necessary for the economic development of the city.


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