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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!

Monday, August 08, 2011

P.O.W. PICKET , TUESDAY 9th AUGUST 2011 , GPO , DUBLIN , 12 NOON - 4PM....

This morning (Monday 8th August 2011) , Irish Republican Prisoners in Maghaberry Jail began a 48-hour fast to highlight the fact that the prison authorities , the Stormont Administration and Westminster have renaged on an Agreement reached on 12th August 2010 in relation to the conditions that the Prisoners were forced to endure.
In support of those Republican Prisoners , a picket will be held at the GPO in Dublin tomorrow
(Tuesday 9th August) from 12 Noon to 4pm : if you are in a position to attend , we ask that you please do so.