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Dramatic scenes in Dublin City Centre as man arrested after bid to unfurl banner across GPO

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22/07/2015  
Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter.
 In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

This was the scene in Dublin's city centre as a protester tried to unfurl a banner across the GPO.

Supporters and members of the Real Productive Health and Workers' Solidarity Movement were at a rally yesterday voicing their support for a woman is who is currently being prosecuted over the alleged supply of an abortion pill to her daughter.

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22/07/2015  
Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter.
 In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement being arrested by Gardai after trying to unfurl a banner on the roof of the GPO during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The case is taking place in Northern Ireland.

Some 200 protesters took to Dublin's City Centre yesterday calling for the charges to be dropped.

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22/07/2015  
Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement  during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter.
 In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute
Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

22/07/2015 Supporters & members of the Real-Productive Health and Workers Solidarity Movement during a solidarity protest at the GPO Dublin demanding that charges be dropped against a women in the North of Ireland who is currently being prosecuted for supplying the abortion pill to her daughter. In response 200 pro-choice activists have signed a letter admitting to breaking the same law and demanding that the charges be dropped or they also be prosecute Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

At least one protester was arrested by gardai.

It's understood members of the group attempted to unfurl a banner across the GPO.

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