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Big 'welcome' for Bertie in Cork this evening

category cork | anti-capitalism | news report author Friday November 23, 2007 22:23author by Elinor - Cork shell to sea Report this post to the editors

'Corporate business' picket forced to compete with shell to sea

At around five this evening business representatives from the C.C.C. (Corporate Consolidation Campaign) on arriving at City Hall Cork were dismayed to find members of Shell to Sea were there competing for the attentions of their beloved hero An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern.

The C.C.C. quickly rallied however and waving placards demanding 'Protect our right to pollute' , 'we want more' , 'natural resources mine all mine' , and 'profit not people' they sang rousing refrains of 'we love Bertie, well done Bertie five more years'

A while later Bertie emerged from City Hall and was husssled through the' adoring' crowd at top speed. To the embarressment of the FF supporters and minders present one prominent C.C.C. member grasped Berties hand and treated him to a heartfelt tirade of appeciation for all he was doing for corperate interests, while others gave him less appreciative messages !

After Berties escape the C.C.C. took to the streets for a 'Love Bertie' parade around the city, much to the appreciation of the people of Cork who grasped the Irony far quicker than Berties minders, the branch, cops, and general lackies !

Images to follow

Related Link: http://shelltosea.com
author by Elinor - Shell to Seapublication date Fri Nov 23, 2007 23:11author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Images from this evening

Three cheers for Bertie !
Three cheers for Bertie !

Pesky Shell to Sea  campaigners
Pesky Shell to Sea campaigners

Bertie escapes
Bertie escapes

spot the Shell to Sea member
spot the Shell to Sea member

Love Bertie Parade
Love Bertie Parade

author by paul o toolepublication date Fri Nov 23, 2007 23:43author address author phone Report this post to the editors

The lampoon approach is extremely sweet.

author by Ex republican POW, Socialist activist.publication date Sun Nov 25, 2007 14:41author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Thats just stupid.

author by anarkittypublication date Sun Nov 25, 2007 15:11author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Well done lads, looks like it was loads of fun :)

author by seamuspublication date Sun Nov 25, 2007 20:47author address author phone Report this post to the editors

well done lads. but why did'nt y'all have a whip-round for our beloved leader? it cant be easy to live on just 310,000 euro a year. I mean, could you?!

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