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Dublin - Event Notice
Saturday February 16 2013
02:00 PM

Picket against Fianna Fail Councillor Sean McEniff

category dublin | housing | event notice author Friday February 15, 2013 13:25author by Dublin anti-fascist/anti-racist - none Report this post to the editors

Following the racist comments of McEniff, Anti-Fascist Action Ireland and others have called for a picket.

Following the racist comments of Donegal Fianna Fail Councillor Sean
McEniff, Anti-Fascist Action Ireland and others have called for a picket on
an hotel he owns in Dublin city centre.

 Racist Fianna Fail Councillor Sean McEniff
Racist Fianna Fail Councillor Sean McEniff

Following the racist comments of Donegal Fianna Fail Councillor Sean
McEniff, Anti-Fascist Action Ireland and others have called for a picket on
an hotel he owns in Dublin city centre.

2pm - Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2.

Background:

Speaking with Niall Delaney about the Traveling community on Ocean FM on
January 17th 2013 McEniff said: “The situation is Niall; I think there
should be an isolated community of them some place. Give them houses and
keep them all together.”

More: http://www.thejournal.ie/fianna-fail-councillor-sean
-mceniff-traveller-comments-758655-Jan2013/

The Donegal Travellers Project says it was deeply shocked, saddened and
outraged by the comment.

Sinn Féin TD for Donegal North East Pádraig Mac Lochlainn said
"Anti-traveller racism in all forms is unacceptable in Ireland, and it is
mind boggling to think that Councillor McEniff would think ethnic slurs are
tolerable.".

Not long after, a house where 13 members of the Traveling Community were to
be house was burnt down.

Independent Thomas Pringle T.D. says that while councillors Sean McEniff
and Eugene Dolan did not light the match which destroyed the €230,000 home,
their comments fueled the flames of unjust hatred. “Donegal County Council
bought the house for a traveller family and local councillors Seán McEniff
and Eugene Dolan made racist statements about the decision, and last night
the house was burned.

More: http://www.donegaldaily.com/2013/02/11/councillors-didn...t-mat
ch-but-they-are-responsible-pringle/

Related Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/344505282320552/
author by none of your businesspublication date Fri Feb 15, 2013 13:37Report this post to the editors

Unfortunately anti traveller racism is all too common.

I grew up around some travellers in primary school,and they didn't do much to redeem their name/reputation.

Having said that there are some decent travellers i have encountered in my later years,one saved a young boy from a settled community from drowning.

There are some decent ones around,its a pity there are some families that give the rest of them a bad name.

In this day and age,i think anti traveller racism is wholly unacceptable.

author by Donegal Billpublication date Sat Feb 16, 2013 22:26Report this post to the editors

January 28, 2013 08:30 ET
COPI's SeanieMac Appoints Sean McEniff Chairman of the Board; Renowned Irish Hotelier and Former GAA Athlete Sees Valuable Market Niche
HUNTINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - Jan 28, 2013) - Compliance Systems Corp (OTCQB: COPI), doing business as SeanieMac Limited, the parent company of the all-Irish online sports & casino wagering website www.SeanieMac.com, today announced it has appointed Sean McEniff Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Mr. McEniff is a Company Co-Founder, and an accomplished entrepreneur with a 30-year successful track record in the hospitality and sports industries. His experience includes 20 years as a principal in the Brian McEniff Hotel Group www.bmceniffhotels.com, where he continues to serve as Managing Executive and, previously, ten years as a competitive athlete in Ireland's Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) Gaelic Games. SeanieMac is named for its Chairman, Seanie "Mac" McEniff.
Commenting on his appointment to Board Chairman, Mr. McEniff said, "My family and other principal business associates have invested considerable time and energy researching the Irish online gambling market, and see an underserved and valuable GAA sports book and Irish-focused casino market niche with tremendous prospects. I am excited by the opportunity to lead SeanieMac to realize its full potential as an Irish online gambling company, for the Irish, and featuring Irish sports. I look forward to a successful launch of wagering operations next month."

author by NameOrPseudonympublication date Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:56Report this post to the editors

That's a different person.
Same name, different person.
The www.SeanieMac.com man is a nephew of the hotelier/politician.

 
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