6 May 1999 Edition
6 May 1999
May Day came and went last weekend. Across Ireland most us took time out to enjoy the good weather, many oblivious to the reason why we have a bank holiday on the first Monday in May. The same way the vast majority of Irish workers are ignorant of the fact they owe their right to paid annual holidays to the women laundry workers who in the late 1940s fought a bitter and long dispute to win a basic right. Free article
An Phoblacht Magazine
AN PHOBLACHT MAGAZINE:
- The first edition of this new magazine will feature a 10 page special on the life and legacy of our leader Martin McGuinness to mark the first anniversary of his untimely passing.
- It will include a personal reminiscence by Gerry Adams and contributions from the McGuinness family.
- There will also be an exclusive interview with our new Uachtarán Mary Lou McDonald.