Tuesday September 22, 2020

Profile Jimmy Kelly: Walking the line

Kelly will lead Irish Life workers on the first of two day-long strikes

13th December, 2015

Appearance: Tough public face belies an affable character

Newsworthiness: He heads up the union Unite in Ireland, whose members in Irish Life are due to strike this week

When Bertie Ahern hurried out of his Merc at Waterford Institute of Technology in 2002, daffodils rained down on top of him. It was Daffodil Day and activists from Waterford Crystal had turned up to a protest about cancer services in the city....

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