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VIDEO: Angry scenes as gardai and protesters clash outside Coolock garda station

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
The scene of the protest last night
The scene of the protest last night
VIDEO: Angry scenes as gardai and protesters clash outside Coolock garda station
VIDEO: Angry scenes as gardai and protesters clash outside Coolock garda station
VIDEO: Angry scenes as gardai and protesters clash outside Coolock garda station

Large crowds gathered outside Coolock garda station last night to protest what they described as garda “heavy handedness”.

Approximately 200 protesters gathered to vent their anger.

The demonstration took a turn after several anti-water campaigners were arrested and detained inside the station.

Scuffles broke out between protesters and the gardai as the crowd chanted “Irish water will be free” and “you can shove your pepper spray up your arse”

Three people were arrested at the scene and detained at Coolock Garda Station.