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A "disgusting Lie" Led To Protests At A Hotel In Celbridge

That's according to TD Paul Murphy.

It was a disgusting lie shared by the Far Right.

Paul Murphy TD has slammed rumours that a young girl was sexually assaulted at a hotel in Celbridge.

Despite the absence of any evidence, these claims led to protestors gathering outside the hotel, where International Protection applicants reside.

The crowd chanted slogans such as "paedophiles out" and "deport them now," and threats to burn down the building housing around 100 individuals, including women and children, were reported.

Murphy said the initial falsehood, claiming a seven-year-old girl had been raped by three non-Irish men, originated from online supporters of the Irish Freedom Party.

Gardaí in Kildare are investigating an alleged incident of physical abuse on a child by an adult known to them.

In a statement, An Garda Síochána says it's liasing with Tusla.

It is understood that the incident is not being treated as a sexual crime.

Meanwhile, Kfm recently reported  how an investigation has been initiated following altercations at the protest in Celbridge where members of An Garda Síochána were reportedly targeted.

The incident occurred on Tuesday, February 27th, 2024, during a planned public demonstration.

According to initial reports, unarmed, uniformed Gardaí were present at the protest, which was intended to be peaceful.

However, tensions escalated as demonstrators allegedly directed verbal abuse and launched fireworks and other projectiles toward the officers on duty.

No injuries were sustained by Garda members.

In response to the incident, An Garda Síochána has launched an enquiry in to the actions of a number of those present.

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