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Over 15,000 protest health cuts in Clonmel

category tipperary | rights, freedoms and repression | news report author Wednesday March 31, 2010 18:57author by Paula Geraghtyauthor email mspgeraghty at yahoo dot ie

Anger was palpable on the streets of Clonmel, particularly directed at Martin Mansergh, local Fianna Faíl politician and Mary Harney, who was described as 'an excuse for a human being'.

Over 15,000 people thronged the streets of Clonmel to protest the reduction of any of the acute services. A broad range of people spoke from the truck including consultants at the hospital, a local horse trainer and local GAA people.

Watch the video report here from Trade Union TV of the protest.

Related Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-Mq1h8RPRA

Caption: Red flag flies over Clonmel.



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