Minister Phil Hogan’s car attacked in Athlone

Phil Hogan TD, Minister for the Environment and Local Government.
A male in his twenties has been arrested following an attack on Minister Phil Hogan’s state car in Athlone, Westmeathon Friday afternoon.

A male in his twenties has been arrested following an attack on Minister Phil Hogan’s state car in Athlone, Westmeathon Friday afternoon.

Minister Hogan was in the car and had just attended an official function.

A group of people had protested outside the local library and surrounded Minister Hogan’s car as it left the car park.

The car was rocked and the front windscreen was broken