WATCH: Gemma O’Doherty hit with egg at Wicklow rally, says ‘Antifa mob’ was drunk and high and calls on President Trump to take action
One of Ireland’s most controversial figures came to county Wicklow yesterday to hold a rally but instead was drowned out by locals opposed to her views.
Journalist and political activist Gemma O’Doherty held a rally on a beach in Arklow yesterday evening but it soon became clear the crowd that had gathered had not come in support, but rather to express their opposition to her views.
Flanked by journalist John Waters, the pair and their supporters were soon outmaneuvered and silenced by the local group.
Ms O’Doherty and Mr Waters recently took an application to the High Court in an effort to have lockdown restrictions revoked as they believe them to be unconstitutional, but their application failed. They have said they are going to appeal that decision.
The confrontation soon turned to farce after Ms O’Doherty was hit with eggs which led to the rally being hastily shut down.
She took to Twitter herself this lunchtime claiming ‘the mob’ that egged her were drunk and on drugs and members of the left-wing anti-facist group Antifa. She then called on President Trump to lock up billionaire investment magnate George Soros for supporting the group.
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