Anti-lockdown protests in Dublin have descended into chaos as the police and protestors square off. Police have attempted to disperse the large groups as the demonstrators loudly chanted freedom. Video footage has emerged of some protestors hurling objects at police.
Among the chaos were protestors berating the police while others demanded people calm down and protest peacefully.
Terrifying footage has emerged showing one individual walking directly up to the police aiming a flare.
Two bangs can be heard in the video as the police scramble into the crowd to grab the person.
The large crowd of protests quickly scatter as panicked screams and shouting can be heard.
More bangs can be heard in the video as police intensify their efforts to get crowds to leave the area.
A total of ten bangs can be heard in the brief video.
More to follow…