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2014 Legalise Cannabis Protest
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 5pm
Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square East, Dublin, Ireland · Cost: Free
2014 Legalise Cannabis Protest
Aug 20, 2014

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/928118430551153/


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

Mark Fitzsimons is a credit to this cause. As the secretary of the Louth Environmental Group, he is also a vocal anti-fracking campaigner. He has ran both as an Independent MEP candidate in the 15-county Midlands-North West constituency and as local candidate in Louth. Read this article for further information on Mark.
http://www.thejournal.ie/mark-fitzsimons-european-elections-1408701-Apr2014/

Vincent Lavery will be with us again this year. Vincent represents D.I.D Decriminalise Illegal Drugs. Vincent was a high school teacher and college lecture who has been speaking about the need for drug reform for over 40 years. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbs_u2r57M8

Karl Gill is a 23-year-old People Before Profit candidate for the Dun Laoighaire constituency, running alongside his party colleague Melisa Halpin. Karl is a recent graduate of UCD, where he obtained a degree in Social Science. During his student days, Karl was an active member of student political organisations. He has been active in the People Before Profit party since 2008 and is passionate about youth issues and ensuring more young people get involved in politics.
http://spunout.ie/action/article/local-candidate-profile-karl-gill

Ciarán Maher speaks on behalf of SSDP -Students for Sensible Drug Policy Ireland - an organisation committed to ending the war on drugs with chapters in Galway, Athlone & Cork. Ciaran is also an executive director of Norml Ireland who have recently been founded as Irelands national organisation for the total reform of Irish cannabis laws.
https://www.facebook.com/ssdpireland
www.normlireland.com

CONFIRMED ACTS:

The amazing drummer that is Jack Doyle will be there to warm us up at the Garden of Remembrance. Wait until you hear this percussionist. Here is a little taster of what is to come! 
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10203819354102653&set=vb.1183832256&type=2&theater

DJ Barry Krishna:
https://soundcloud.com/barrykrishna

The Summits:
http://www.facebook.com/wearethesummits
https://soundcloud.com/thesummits

The Bards of Karma:
https://www.facebook.com/TheBardsOfKarma

Manifesto:
http://www.facebook.com/ManifestoBand



*** NOTICE ***
Please remember that we have changed the time of the protest to 5pm. It is still taking place on August 23rd and at the Garden of Remembrance. The reason for this change is because there is another demonstration already taking place at 2pm. Apologies for any inconvenience.

This year is going to bigger and better then all previous years, guaranteed. Wait until you see what is in store this time round!

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