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People's Picnic at the Old Head of Kinsale
cork | rights, freedoms and repression | feature Wednesday August 29, 2007 23:48 by Old Header - Free the Old Head of Kinsale Campaign
Another successful people's picnic
Report from the Free the Old Head of Kinsale campaign's "People's Picnic" at the Co. Cork headland, Sunday 26th August 2007.
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It was another successful People's Picnic at the Old Head of Kinsale on Sunday, 26th August 2007. Despite one of the wettest summers since records began, the weather came right for the picnic protest and this time the Old Head picnic was blessed with glorious sunshine and only a light breeze. Doubtless many would have wanted to go to the beach but after a slow start a good crowd gathered at the gates of the Old Head Golflinks which were as usual barred with security and up to ten gardaí, uniformed and plain clothes. People had flasks of tea or bottled water to wash down their sandwiches and a good time was had by all.
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I forgot these!
Here's a link to the YouTube video:
and the website URL below-
Sorry, its a little unclear from your report - did the crowd manage to get through the gates and down to the Old Head itself, or was Pat the Picket the only person to climb the wall, and the People's Picnic was held outside the gates somewhere?
Just viewed the video and think Pat is a natural orator. Next time maybe a hired boat trip (in calm weather of course) could take folks on a 'sail around the lighthouse' and birdwatching and fishing trip. They could harvest any golf balls that land in the sea, if them things float.
Fight against the privatisation of Ireland! Private beaches & rivers, folks' lands taken from them, evictions - doesn't this remind you of a tale from history about the bad old days?