Ten people appeared at a special sitting of the Dublin District Court last night at the Criminal Courts of Justice on charges connected to an anti-lockdown protest in Dublin city centre yesterday.

Five were from Dublin, with the others giving addresses in other counties.

They were all charged with failing to give their names and addresses when required by a garda.

One woman was also charged with travelling more than 5 kilometres from her home in contravention of Covid regulations.

One man was charged with possession of a knife.

Ian McCann, 38, from Kylemore Drive, Ballyfermot, Dublin 10 was arrested on Victoria Quay yesterday afternoon after failing to give his name and address when required by a garda.

Treasa McCormack, 68, from Castleknock Road, Castleknock, Dublin 15 was arrested on O'Connell Street, also yesterday afternoon, after failing to give her name and address when required by a garda.

Oliver Regan, 31, from Seminary Road, Blackpool, Co Cork was arrested for failing to give his name and address when required by a garda at Victoria Quay.

June Kelly, 72, of Prospect Court, Mullingar, Co Westmeath was charged with failing to give her name address when required by a garda on Lower O'Connell Street..

She was also charged with leaving her place of residence in contravention of the Health Act 1947 and Section 31A of the Covid regulations.

Lorraine Tate, 53, from La Touche Road, Bluebell, Dublin 12 was charged with failing to give her name and address when required by a garda on Victoria Quay.

Joshua Barrett, 26, from Pottlebane, Carnaross, Kells, Co Meath was charged with failing to give his name and address when required by a garda on Victoria Quay.

Holly Kelly, 24, of Mount Carmel Park, Firhouse, Dublin, was charged with failing to give her name and address when required by a garda on Victoria Quay.

Lilliana Laxley, 20, from Altaskin, St Johnston, Co Donegal was charged with failing to give her name and address when required by a garda.

Edward Lloyd, 42, from Ryevale Lawns, Leixlip, Co Kildare was charged with failing to give his name and address when required by a garda on Victoria Quay.

He was also charged with possession of a knife.

Christopher Conlon, 26, from Raheen Drive, Tallaght, was charged with failing to give his name and address when required by a garda on Victoria Quay.

All of the accused were granted bail on condition they obey the Covid regulations, do not participate in unlawful assemblies, stay within the distance of their residence required by Covid regulations, be of good behaviour and attend court as required.

They are due to appear at Dublin District Court on 25 May.