New: Dublin Councillor says protest at Sean McEniff Hotel will send a message

AFA irelandA protest is to be held outside a hotel part owned by Councillor Sean McEniff in Dublin.

'Anti-Fascist Action Ireland' says the protest, outside the Camden Court Hotel tomorrow afternoon, is a reaction to Councillor McEniff's comments on travellers.

He has called for the segregation of travellers from settled communities.

AFA Ireland says the Councillor has contributed to an atmosphere where somebody believes it is acceptable to burn the home bought by Donegal County Council in Ballyshannon to house a traveller family.

The group says that this Irish form of racism is unacceptable.

Independent Dublin Councillor Cieran Perry is involved in organising the protest - he says that while damage has already been done in Donegal to the relationship between settled and traveller communities, they aim to minimise that nationally:

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