The protest against South Africa’s apartheid regime was one of the most compelling stories of 1985. Workers were arrested during the strike outside Dunnes on Henry St, Dublin, says Michael Clifford.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
The Dunnes Stores strike began on July 19, 1984.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2016
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
SuperValu’s decision not to sell Israeli carrots evokes memories of the Dunnes Stores strike relating to apartheid from 30 years ago, writes Ryle Dwyer
Fri, 08 Aug, 2014
SuperValu’s removal of Israeli carrots has provoked a row over anti-Semitism.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
Leading supermarket chain SuperValu has confirmed it ordered all stores to remove Israeli carrots from their shelves.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
The sad passing of Madiba is all part of life and he will be remembered by everyone who seeks justice and fair play. Mr Mandela was first and foremost a revolutionary despised by so many for so long, especially our close neighbour.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2013
Iconic freedom fighter visits Dublin shortly after release, reminds self to mention Jackie's Army. A lovely piece of history.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
Supermarket workers who went on strike for almost three years over the import of goods from apartheid South Africa are set to attend Nelson Mandela’s funeral.
Sat, 07 Dec, 2013
Despite all the talk of and unity, there is still one piece of rapprochement outstanding from the Mandela era.
A woman who spearheaded a landmark workers’ strike at Dunnes Stores over South African apartheid in the 1980s has described Nelson Mandela as an inspiration.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
The jury in the Westmeath cold-case murder trial has seen photographs of bones and teeth found in the victim’s garden years after his death, and heard that his wife dressed him in women’s clothes before telling his doctor he was mad.
Tue, 29 Jun, 2010
A plaque commemorating a group of supermarket workers who staged a two-and-a-half year anti-apartheid strike in the 1980s will be unveiled in central Dublin today.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2008
WHEN Vonnie Munroe walked off her job in protest at the Dunnes Stores selling South African goods 20 years ago today, she did not realise that it would cost her her home.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2004
“WE are wealthier, greedier, more self-centred and racist now in Ireland than we were 20 years ago.”
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