The people of Ballyhea are taking their protest about the bank bailout to a new level. A number of residents will be running from Ballyhea to Dublin to highlight their continued opposition to the bailout of the banks and bond holders at the expense of the Irish people.
They will speak to people and distributing leaflets in all the towns and villages that they will pass through on their way to Dublin. They are asking people along the route to come out and join them.
They would also ask people to respect their request that it not be turned into a party political occasion. The Ballyea campaigners are not affiliated to any group. No party banners or flags.
See a copy of the run timetable below. Come out and support them.
“I hate running, absolutely hate running, and a few weeks off 57, after decades of abuse on various hurling/rugby fields and even more construction sites, the body is in poor repair, the joints badly rusted, bits falling off here and there. But I said I’d do it, I will do it, hand-deliver the anti-bondholder-bailout petition to the Dáil, on foot from Ballyhea to Dublin, running from town to town but with a protest march down every main street along the way, culminating in Dublin on the Friday morning.”
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