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The protestor who rushed the stage in the Dome last night at the Rose of Tralee selection has not been arrested.


Fathers4Justice founder, 49-year-old Matt O’Connor, ran on stage during the Cavan Rose Lisa O’Reilly’s interview with Dáithí Ó Sé.


He was holding a photograph of his son Archie and was subsequently removed from the stage.


Matt O Connor, Fathers4Justice


A statement released by Gardaí has since confirmed that following the incident a “male accompanied Gardaí to the station voluntary where his details were verified”.


The statement went on to say that “the Dome is a private venue and there was no offence committed”, before reiterating the man “was not arrested and no offence committed”.