Protests launched against 'Troika' delegation

Wednesday 06 July 2011 22.04
Department of Finance - First of a series of ten protests
Department of Finance - First of a series of ten protests

A protesthas taken place outside the Department of Finance against the visit of the European Union/International Monetary Fund delegation, known as the 'Troika'.

Over 20 members of the United Left Alliance, trade unionists, special needs and debt campaigners took part in the protest.

The 'Enough Campaign' is calling for the cancellation of the EU/IMF deal.

It was the first of ten protests that will take place over the next ten days during the visit of the delegation.

People Before Profit Alliance TD Richard Boyd Barrett called for an uprising of people power against what he called the economic lunacy and gross injustices of the EU/IMF deal and the bailout of the bankers and the bondholders.