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Small protest held in Drogheda over shooting of George Nkencho

One of the women taking part, who did not want to give her name, said, ‘there is no death penalty in Ireland, so nobody deserves to be shot on the streets, right in front of your house, nobody deserves that.’

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A number of people held up placards and chanted ‘justice for George,’ ‘black lives matter,’ and ‘all blacks matter,’ in Drogheda, county Louth.

A number of people held up placards and chanted ‘justice for George,’ ‘black lives matter,’ and ‘all blacks matter,’ in Drogheda, county Louth.

Ciara Wilkinson

A number of people held up placards and chanted ‘justice for George,’ ‘black lives matter,’ and ‘all blacks matter,’ in Drogheda, county Louth.

A number of people held up placards and chanted "justice for George," "black lives matter," and "all blacks matter", in Drogheda, county Louth on Saturday.

They stood on the steps of St. Peter’s Church on West Street and held placards, some which said, "Justice for George."

One of the women taking part, who did not want to give her name, said, "there is no death penalty in Ireland, so nobody deserves to be shot on the streets, right in front of your house, nobody deserves that."

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They stood on the steps of St. Peter’s Church on West Street and held placards, some which said, ‘Justice for George.’

They stood on the steps of St. Peter’s Church on West Street and held placards, some which said, ‘Justice for George.’

Ciara Wilkinson

They stood on the steps of St. Peter’s Church on West Street and held placards, some which said, ‘Justice for George.’

Another woman said it was a protest on behalf of the black community in Drogheda.

It lasted less than five minutes.

Gardai were in the vicinity and on patrol in and around the town centre.

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