March for a Better Way

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March for a Better Way was a demonstration held in Dublin on Saturday 27 November 2010 at 11:30 am. Organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), it followed Ireland's admission of the EU/ECB/IMF troika.[1][2]

The Irish Independent described it as the largest trade union march of 2010.[3]

The march route was from Wood Quay to the General Post Office on O'Connell Street and 50,000 people participated.[4]

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  1. ^ McConnell, Daniel (21 November 2010). "The blackest day of the blackest week seen since the Civil War". Sunday Independent (Independent News & Media). Retrieved 21 November 2010. 
  2. ^ O'Halloran, Marie (22 November 2010). "Labour calls on Cowen to make statement to Dáil on bailout". The Irish Times (Irish Times Trust). Retrieved 22 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Brennan, Michael (22 November 2010). "Anger over plans to cut minimum wage". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). Retrieved 22 November 2010. "Mr O'Connor called for a big turnout at next Saturday's "March for a Better Way" protest in Dublin -- the largest of its kind by the trade union movement this year." 
  4. ^ Thousands march against austerity measures. RTÉ. 2010-11-27.