Longford turns out in force as fight to save St Christopher’s Services gathers pace

Liam Cosgrove

Reporter:

Liam Cosgrove

St Christopher's Services CEO Pat O'Toole and Longford County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Mark Casey chant 'Save Our Services' during the protest rally in Longford town today.
More than 2,500 people brought Longford town to a standstill this lunchtime (Friday) for a protest march against ongoing cuts at St Christopher’s Services.

More than 2,500 people brought Longford town to a standstill this lunchtime (Friday) for a protest march against ongoing cuts at St Christopher’s Services.

Local politicians were there too, among them Fianna Fail TD Robert Troy and Fine Gael TD James Bannon.

As protesters thronged the Market Square, a number of impassioned speeches were made from various stakeholders including CEO Pat O’Toole.

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