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Rather than strike the Irish went shopping

November 30 2009

Irish strikers have found an interesting way to spend the day of protest. A few days ago 250,000 teachers, nurses and other members of the public sector does not come to work. But instead of standing on the area with posters, they went to the neighboring Northern Ireland, shopping for gifts for Christmas.

Civil servants' strike "one day against the cuts in wages. Trade unions, of course, deny the fact that people spent time in the stores instead of pickets. But owners of shops in Northern Ireland, however, claim the opposite. According to them, on the day of their strike, revenue was essentially the same as in the Christmas weekend. It is reported

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