"The Taoiseach Has Let Us Down Badly"
That’s the message on placards being held up by Debenhams workers staging a demonstration outside the site of the former Vita Cortex factory
Vita Cortex workers staged a 161 day demonstration back in 2011 in their fight for fair redundancy.
The former Debenhams staff here in Cork have been protesting for 168 days and this morning are marching to the Taoiseach’s constituency office in Turner’s Cross.
Speaking to RedFM News at this morning’s march, Patrick Street Shop Steward Valerie Conlon says they have a simple message for Taoiseach Mìcheàl Martin:
Former @DebenhamsIRE staff here in Cork are marching to the Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD constituency office in Turner’s Cross in their ongoing fight for redundancy. More @RedFMNews @CorksRedFM pic.twitter.com/FQWVrQqeCJ— Fiona O'Donovan (@FionaRedFM) September 24, 2020
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