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Local protest in support of jailed water-charges protesters

A peaceful anti-water-charges demonstration will be taking place locally this afternoon.

This comes as a large-scale march against the jailing of four water protesters during the week is set to get underway at 2 o’clock.

Demonstrators will be marching from the Central Bank in the capital to Mountjoy prison.

Kilkenny’s Anti-Austerity Alliance member, Conor Mac Liam, told KCLR News that the local protest is also a show of support.

The vigil takes place at 2pm outside the Garda station in Kilkenny City.

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