Donegal TD deeply concerned over Tanaiste protesters prosecution

Joan Burton 2Opposition TDs say they're "alarmed" about the DPP's decision to prosecute anti water charge protesters in connection with a demonstration targetting the Tánaiste last year.

It emerged last night that more than 20 protesters are set to be charged in connection with the Jobstown rally last year - which saw Joan Burton trapped in her car for over two hours.

The charges are expected to include false imprisonment and violent disorder.

Socialist TD Paul Murphy expects to be among those charged. He says it's political policing.

Donegal Deputy and Sinn Féin's Justice Spokesperson Padraig Mac Lochlainn says he's deeply concerned: