Mary Lou McDonald calls for action over cost-of-living crisis as thousands march across Ireland

Opposition politicians and campaigners have joined crowds of demonstrators as protests over the cost-of-living crisis take place. Demonstrations organised by the Cost of Living Coalition got under way in Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Sligo. The group, which is made up of trade unionists, student and pensioner organisations and opposition political parties, has urged the Government to take further action on the cost-of-living crisis.

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