- May 7, 2007
E-mail sent to Michael McCarthy (Lab)
as the constant assistance that my disabled son needs precluded me from attending the Carers Association picket outside the Daíl today I intended to make my own protest by having my photograph taken with a placard outside each of West Cork's three TD's constituency offices and posting these to the Carers Association Facebook page in support. On arriving at your Constituency Office a young women immediately came outside to ask she could help me. I replied that I was just taking a photograph. Her response was immediate....'This is private property, the Gards are on their way.' I left immediately and the Gardai, heading for your office with a number of Gardai in the car, did pass us as we left.
As you well know, I am one lone parent Carer who provides constant care to a very severely autistic young man and....."
Source: Photos of Cork Feminista | Facebook
This Carer's life is hard enough without having to endure jackboot tactics from a 'young lady' short on compassion.
A new low by our 'caring' elite.