Lively public meeting in Rathmines to help build for National Health March

On Wednesday March 19th People Before Profit (DSE) held a public meeting on the ‘Crisis in the Health Service’ in Madisons Bar.

For photos of the meeting and a report…

The speakers included, Dr Peadar O Grady, author of the pamphlet ‘Health Crisis’, Janet Byrne of Patients’ Together and Marie O Connor, Author of the book “Emergency”, a book about privatisation and the general crisis in health.


L to R: Dr. Peadar O Grady, Janet Byrne, Marie O Connor

There was plenty of discussion on the state of the public health service. A main theme was the drive to run down public health in order to facilitate the privatisation of health and the promotion of for-profit medicine. All present volunteered to take posters and leaflets for the National Health March on 29th March.

Audience at the public meeting

There was also a decision taken to meet at 7pm next Wednesday 26th at 7pm at Swan Centre Rathmines to go leaflet and poster in the area. For further information: 086 152 3542 or 087 69 88540 or email:

Audience at the meeting


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