In Pictures: Public sector strikes in Newry

Declan McAteer Posted by
declan@newrytimes.com
Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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On Wednesday 30th November, public sector workers from across the UK took to the picket lines in protest to government pension changes. The following pictures and video were taken from the rallies in Newry and were kindly supplied to us by Conor Macauley and the BBC.

Video:

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Photo:

Speakers address the rally at the town hall

Newry MoT centre. All closed up for vehicle inspection but there were some driving tests going on. — at Newry.

Staff from Newry Teachers' Centre wave to passing motorists who tooted their support.

The gates of Newry bus station. No public transport today

David Cameron showed his support at Daisy Hill hospital in Newry by wearing a Nipsa tabard

Lunchtime rally at Newry Town Hall

Crowds at the lunchtime rally

Union members at the Newry rally

Strong Unison turnout at the Newry rally

NIPSA added a splash of colour to the rally

Newry and District Trade Union Council at the demonstration

Images supplied by by Conor Macauley and the BBC.


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