Posted by Mike on March 22, 2005 at 19:41:22:
As well as the protests already held in Dublin demonstations are been held at Irish embassies and tourism offices in Amsterdam, Belfast, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Derry with more cities being announced shortly
"They came in the dead of the night"
Large scale deportations are and have been taken place across the Republic of Ireland.
Two women from Athlone with a child each in their care are presently being brought to Dublin Airport. Some of their kids are not with them.
Women from Millstreet, a resident here for four and a half years who is sick and disabled (she was taken ill at Burgh Quay last week) with two daughters in school here- one in primary and one in secondary are in custody en route to Dublin airport.
A woman from Castleblaney with 2 kids, eldest a boy of 15 -whose school have been campaigning and trying to keep them - she and some of her kids have been picked up.
Two families from Athlone who have some kids with them have been picked up - they also had a lot of support locally - to the extent that a government minister went to the minister for justice about their case.
Urgent - more people are being picked up from all over country.
Residents Against Racism have called a protest for 1pm on Wednesday March 16th at the Garda National Immigration Bureau on Burgh Quay. (Burgh Quay is the street between Tara Street DART station and O'Connell Bridge on the south side of the river)
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