A protest against “constant repressive budgets” will take place out side the Fine Gael Office in Letterkenny on Friday (Oct 25th). The planned protect meeting is supported by Donegal Action Against Austerity, Donegal People Before Profit, Donegal Campaign Against Home and Water Taxes.
A statement from the organisers claim their groups share a “common interest in favour of the poor, the young, the elderly, the unemployed and the vulnerable”
They will hold a protest demonstration outside the Fine Gael office in Letterkenny at 1.00 pm on Friday 25st Oct 2013.
they say the event is planned to show their anger at the “constant repressive budgets and policies of the Fine Gael/Labour government.”
They also state; “The budget hit-list consists of small businesses, pregnant women, young people, people with disability and the elderly. The Fine Gael/Labour government are now removing medical cards from very vulnerable and sick people. In addition they will now charge sick people an extra €1 per item on prescriptions. The Fine Gael/Labour government are removing the phone allowance for elderly people, which comes in addition to cuts to their household benefits package and Fuel Allowance last year.”