Ireland Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin join thousands of protesters in Drogheda for march against gangland crime

01:40  26 january  2020
01:40  26 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

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Micheal Martin, Declan Breathnach standing in front of a crowd: Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin were among the thousands of protesters in Drogheda © Provided by Irish Mirror Leo Varadkar and Micheal Martin were among the thousands of protesters in Drogheda

The Taoiseach joined joined thousands of local people in a march through Drogheda today in a massive protest against gangland crime in the area.

The “Standing Together” demonstration was planned in the days after the brutal murder and dismemberment of teenager Keane Mulready-Woods as part of the ongoing gang war.

The rally began at the Bridge of Peace and made its way through the streets of the country’s biggest town to St Peter’s Church on West Street.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and Labour party leader Brendan Howlin took part in the march.

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A public rally against violence in Drogheda is taking place this afternoon. The rally is being held People gathered at the Bridge of Peace at 1.30pm and started to march to St Peter's Church on Mayor of Drogheda Paul Bell has said the rally will allow people to articulate how they feel about the

a group of people posing for the camera © Provided by Irish Mirror

Drogheda Mayor Paul Bell organised the march in the days following the murder and dismembering of 17-year old Keane Mulready-Woods nearly two weeks ago.

The huge crowd assembled near the spot at the bottom of Ballsgrove Hill where the 17-year old murder victim was last seen alive.

Speaking outside St Peter’s Church in the centre of the town Louise Mahoney from drug addiction service the Red Door Project said it was not just garda resources that are needed adding that community services were also vital.


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Innocent women and children associated with gang members caught up in the Drogheda feud are being threatened via social media. The daughter of one gang member was reportedly followed, while local people in the community affected by the feud say children have also been threatened.

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