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(From the ‘e-Thursday’ section of the ‘Business Week’ supplement of the ‘Irish Independent’ , 21st August 2008.)

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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

On Tuesday , 18th August 2009 , a 'Battle Honoured' (Belgian Coast 1914-1915, 'Konigsberg' 1915) British warship , the 'HMS MERSEY' , docked at John Rogerson's Quay , in Dublin. Republican Sinn Féin issued a statement on the unwanted presence of that ship , a protest was organised and, afterwards, a brief report and some photographs regarding the protest were published.

We have recently received some more photographs of the republican protest that was held, which we publish with this post :