Trinity College Dublin event involving Israeli ambassador cancelled

Organisers ‘deeply saddened’ that occasion shelved as a consequence of demonstration

Irish4Israel chairman Barry Williams described the protest as “hysterical behaviour from certain segments of students”. Photograph: Arianna Schadt/The University Times

Irish4Israel chairman Barry Williams described the protest as “hysterical behaviour from certain segments of students”. Photograph: Arianna Schadt/The University Times

An event at Trinity College Dublin involving the Israeli ambassador Ze’ev Boker has been cancelled following a protest.

Mr Boker was due to speak at a talk organised by the Society for International Affairs (Sofia).

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