Heavy criticism for republican group following Dublin march

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There's been heavy criticism of a march held by republican group Saoradh on O'Connell Street in Dublin yesterday afternoon, which was led by individuals dressed in military-style uniforms.

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe issued a statement this afternoon, saying all right-thinking members of the public would be sickened by the event, in the wake of the killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry on Thursday night.

Fianna Fáil spokesman on defence Jack Chambers says paramilitary-style marches have no place on the streets of the capital: