Press Release

SIPTU members picket and protest locations in five counties over next three days

Date Released: 23 September 2022

Hundreds of SIPTU members in the community and care sector will take strike action over the next three days (Wednesday, 21st to Friday, 22nd September) in more than 20 organisations in counties Cork, Kerry, Galway, Mayo and Donegal.

Pickets and protests as part of the Valuing Care, Valuing Community campaign will take place in the following locations:

Wednesday, 21st September 

St. Josephs Foundation

Baker’s Road, Charleville, county Cork P56 KD26.

Irish Wheelchair Association Cork

Oak House, Bessboro Road, Blackrock, Cork

Cork EmployAbility

33 Penrose Wharf, Cork


Thursday, 22nd September

Ability West

The Glebe Resource Centre, Tuam, county Galway 

Blackrock House, Dun Na Carraige, Galway, H91 R254. 

Western Care

Belmullet Training Centre, Fr. Mulhern Cresent, Belmullet, county Mayo

The Bridge Hub, Ballina, county Mayo, F26 K3K0

John Moore Road, Curragh, Castlebar, county Mayo, F23 H726

Community Employment Schemes in Donegal 

March in Letterkenny, county Donegal 

The march will leave from outside the SIPTU office on Port Road, Gortlee, at 12.00 noon and conclude with a rally outside the Intreo Centre on High Road, Letterkenny, county Donegal. 

SIPTU members from the following organistions will be taking part in this march; Letterkenny Community Development Project, Ballybofey and Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce, RCEP Remelton Community Employment Programme, Donegal Local Development Company CLG, Letterkenny Together CES CLG, St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, An Grianan Theatre, Congress Resource Centre CLG, Donegal Youth Services LTD, Falcaragh Community Employment, Inishowen Development Partnership, Milford and Kerrykeel CE Scheme and Rathmullan Enterprise Group LTD.


Friday, 23rd September

Enable Ireland

Lavanagh Centre, Curraheen, Carrigrohane, county Cork, Eircode T12 D768

Enable Ireland Adult Training Centre, Edwards Street, Cloonalour, Tralee, county Kerry Eircode V92 XRF8

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