Updated: 2009-07-29 12:30:24
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By: SeeMaxPix 
The 'Big Bra' Dublin Protest

28th July 2009 saw hundreds of protestors from across the
Northwest take to the streets of Dublin to voice their
concern over the transfer of cancer services from Sligo to Galway.

Photos by SeeMaxPix/SligoToday.ie

Piper Gerry McMorrow, Sligo Musician Seamie O'Dowd and drummer Michael Conlon
Piper Gerry McMorrow, Sligo Musician Seamie O'Dowd and drummer Michael Conlon
Fiona McLoughlin from Rathcormac
Fiona McLoughlin from Rathcormac

Protesting
Protesting
Mayor Jim McGarry hands over the Book of Protest and Protest Letter to Government Personal Assistant, Gerry Kellegher.
Mayor Jim McGarry hands over the Book of Protest and Protest Letter to Government Personal Assistant, Gerry Kellegher.
Marian Harkin MEP adds a bra to the collection
Marian Harkin MEP adds a bra to the collection
Marylin Middleton from County Sligo
Marylin Middleton from County Sligo
Tipperary man, Sergeant Paul Dolan, who oversaw the entire protest pictured with the 'usual suspects'
Tipperary man, Sergeant Paul Dolan, who oversaw the entire protest pictured with the 'usual suspects'
Sligo Musician Seamie O'Dowd entertaining
Sligo Musician Seamie O'Dowd entertaining
Stalwart campaigner Michael Gillen
Stalwart campaigner Michael Gillen
Retired Sligo GP, Dr. Brian Gallagher
Retired Sligo GP, Dr. Brian Gallagher
Lily McMorrow being interviewed on TV
Lily McMorrow being interviewed on TV
Cllr.Veronica Cawley and her son Sean
Cllr.Veronica Cawley and her son Sean
Tony McGee from Sligo with his Message
Tony McGee from Sligo with his Message
The Bra collection grows
The Bra collection grows
David and Jaquline Livingstone from Sligo
David and Jaquline Livingstone from Sligo
Cllr.Michael McMahon (Bundoran) with Ann Lynch (Carrick-on-Shannon) and Beatrice Lynch (Collaney)
Cllr.Michael McMahon (Bundoran) with Ann Lynch (Carrick-on-Shannon) and Beatrice Lynch (Collaney)
Susan and Sandra Gordon from Easkey, West Sligo
Susan and Sandra Gordon from Easkey, West Sligo
Sending a strong message
Sending a strong message
Mayor Jim McGarry
Mayor Jim McGarry
Riverdance demo from Deirdre O'Sullivan
Riverdance demo from Deirdre O'Sullivan
The music starts
The music starts
Getting into the swing
Getting into the swing
At the Taoiseach' Office
At the Taoiseach' Office
Laurie Kenna from Sligo added colour to the day
Laurie Kenna from Sligo added colour to the day
Mayor Jim McGarry with Deirdre O'Sullivan, Lily McMorrow and Cathriona McGoldrick hand in the protest letter at Aras an Uachtarain
Mayor Jim McGarry with Deirdre O'Sullivan, Lily McMorrow and Cathriona McGoldrick hand in the protest letter at Aras an Uachtarain
At the gates of Aras an Uachtarain
At the gates of Aras an Uachtarain
Garda Kevin McGuiness provided the escort into Dublin
Garda Kevin McGuiness provided the escort into Dublin