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

This blog was listed as one of the 'Finalists' in the '2016 current affairs/politics' category of the Littlewoods Ireland blog awards - but we didn't win the award. But not to worry -thanks to everyone involved for getting us to the final stage of the competition and sure we'll try again the next time!

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Des Dalton , RSF President , pictured outside Maghaberry Jail , during a 'Restore Political Status' protest.

Update : as well as the picket which is being held in support of political status for Irish Republican prisoners on Saturday 24th April 2010 outside the British Embassy , 29 Merrion Road, Ballsbridge , Dublin , from 1pm to 3pm , a POW picket will be held the following day, Sunday 25th April 2010, outside Maghaberry Jail at 11.30am. During this picket , Sinn Féin Poblachtach President Des Dalton will be going inside the Jail to visit one of the POW's. A bus for the Maghaberry Jail picket will be leaving from Aston Quay in Dublin at 8.30am Sunday morning, and a return seat on same will cost five euro.