Over 1,000 trade unionists and community activists attended the DCTU May Day march.
May Day was celebrated in Dublin with a colourful and musical march from the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, to Liberty Hall.
Over 1,000 trade unionists and community activists attended the Dublin Council of Trade Unions march on Thursday, 1st May. The march was led by the Spectacle of Defiance of Hope, the community arts group, with posters showing the brutal effects of austerity of local communities.
President of the Dublin Council of Trade Unions, Mick O’Reilly, also addressed the rally calling on the Government to change economic course stating that, “under the cloak of austerity, Irish workers’ terms and conditions have been under attack since the beginning of the economic crisis”.