|About 100,000 people have taken part in protests in Dublin city centre to vent their anger at the Irish government's handling of the country's recession.|
|Trade union organisers of the march said workers did not cause the economic crisis but were having to pay for it.|
I've a mortgage to pay, I've children to put through school, and now I'm being told I have to take cutback, after cutback, after cutback
There were conflicting estimates of the numbers of people at the march, which began on the north side of Dublin in the middle of the afternoon.
Police said 100,000 people were on the streets, while organisers said they expected 200,000 to protest in total