Five More Arrested In Water Protest Investigation

A further five males have been arrested by garda investigating a water charge protest in Jobstown in November last year.

Garda arrested three adults and two teenagers on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of people detained to seventeen.

Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped inside her car for more than two hours during the protest on 15 November.


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