Following on from last week’s communique, here are the latest arrangements which were agreed in relation to 18th January day of action. Also attached graphics for social media etc.



Feeder marches from each of the three Belfast Hospitals will take place as follows:

  • 11.00     AM – Belfast City Hospital
  • 11.15     AM – Royal Victoria Hospital
  • 11.30     AM – Mater Hospital


In addition, Unite are planning feeders from Translink depots:

  • Falls and Duncrue depots – at 11:00
  • Short Strand depot -at 11:20


The Belfast rally will commence at 12 noon with music playing from 11.30.




Please note the March and Rally details for Derry TUC as below.


Route and Rally March 1 

Leaving Altnagelvin Hospital at 10.30 am 

Pickup point Dales Corner 10.50 

Arriving Guildhall Square 11.45


Route and Rally March 2 

Leaving Sainsbury/Fort George 11.00 am

Pickup point Waterloo Square 11.15 

Guildhall Square 11.45 


Rally and Speeches 11-45am Guildhall Square



Ballymena and Antrim Trades Council will be holding a rally at the Harmony Hub (the Bandstand) in Ballymena on the 18th. 


Timed to begin at 10.00 am the rally will conclude in time to allow participants who wish to join the Belfast Rally time to travel to the city.


Marches in other areas co-ordinated by the Trade’s Councils are as previously announced:

*Omagh (Courthouse) 1pm - March at 12.30 from Crevenagh Rd Park and Ride.

*Enniskillen (Town Hall) 1pm – feeder parade from Brook Park, meet from 12, march off 12:30.

*Magherafelt (Diamond) 11am

*Cookstown (Old post office/Main St) 1pm.