26 November 2009 Edition
26 November 2009
A quarter of a million public service workers staged a one-day stoppage across the 26 Counties on Tuesday. The extensive areas of the country hit by flooding were exempted from the action and workers in the emergency and other front-line services made huge efforts to assist those hit by the deluge. Wide sections of the media, in a grossly hypocritical exercise, praised the public service workers in the flooded areas and heaped abuse on those who joined the stoppage. It seems that when emergency service workers risk their lives to help others they are heroes but when they take limited industrial action to defend the falling incomes of themselves and their families they are villains. 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.