Up to 10,000 march in Dublin for decent public health service

People Before Profit on Health March

Trade unions, hospital campaigns, patients groups and a variety of political organisations marched together in Dublin to protest at the public health crisis and for a decent public health service for all.

Click here for to watch RTE news report

Click below for a report and pictures of the day…

Trade unions, hospital campaigns, patients groups and a variety of political organisations marched together in Dublin to protest at the public health crisis and for a decent public health service for all.

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Pictured: Conor McLiam, Husband of Susie Long leads the march

Up to 10,000 filled Molesworth Street to hear speeches from many trade unions; Unite, INO, SIPTU, Impact and so on. There were contingents from many hospital groups:Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin, St Lukes Cancer Hospital Rathgar, Monaghan Hospital and many more.

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Trade unionists and patients side by side. Pictured on right is Janet Byrne (Patients Together)

The People Before Profit Alliance, Labour Party, Sinn Fein, Socialist Workers Party, Socialist Party, WSM and many more were present.

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Pictured L to R: Mary Enwright (INTO) and Des Derwin (DCTU)

The DCTU which were the driving force behind the initiative have organised a conference bringing the various groups together on April 26th to discuss the way forward in the campaign.

Check back here soon for further details:

or get in touch with the DCTU via email: dctuhealth@gmail.com

Unite- the trade union

Unite- the trade union on the National Health March in Dublin

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