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Bag Of Cow Dung Thrown At Junior Minister During Public Meeting In Galway

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Anne Rabbitte said she feared for her safety

Two politician in Galway had a bag of cow dung thrown at them last night.

Minister of State for Disability Anne Rabbitte, who is a Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East, tweeted that the bag was thrown at her and a Government colleague.

Ms Rabbitte says "politics has reached a new low", the excrement was flung at her and Fine Gael TD Ciaran Cannon during a public meeting in Gort, Co Galway.

A Garda investigation has been launched into the incident.

The meeting, which was organised by Gort Bio Gas Concern Group, carried on and the man responsible returned to the room unnoticed.

Minister Rabbitte told Galway Bay FM she feared for her safety:


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