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Thousands march in Dublin following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

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Thousands march in Dublin following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Thousands march in Dublin following death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Demonstrations have taken place across Ireland following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Crowds gathered outside the US Embassy in Dublin.

Protests have taken place across the world, including a large gathering in London on Sunday, in the wake of Mr Floyd’s death after a white officer held him down by pressing a knee into his neck last Monday.

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