Athlone Branch Taking Part In Extinction Rebellion Protests

Demonstrations are taking place in Dublin today calling for action on climate change.

Extinction Rebellion activists say they're peaceful - and they simply want a better world for everyone. 

The group's organising a series of demonstrations across Dublin today as part of a global movement calling on the Government to take radical action on climate change. 

Member of the Athlone branch, Julie O'Donoghue, says supporting protests is the only way to get through to government:

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