Ireland: Two American tourists attacked while trying to prevent a robbery in Dublin

Posted on December 16, 2013 • Filed under: Europe, Tourists Attacked, Tourists Injured reports that a Dublin man has received a six-year sentence for his role in viciously attacking two American tourists who had tried to stop a city centre robbery. Anthony Clifford (23) of Mourne Road, Drimnagh pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two counts of violent disorder in Temple Bar on April 29th, 2012. He will serve this new sentence consecutively to a prison term for hijacking. A garda told the court at the sentence hearing that the tourists attempted to get into several taxis to escape when the attackers threw glass bottles. He said the “drivers didn’t want to know about it”. Read article

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