As an elderly gentleman looked on thousands marched.

It was a day when ‘people power’ came and delivered a message that hopefully was heard and the message was delivered by a multitude of organisations and individuals.

There is no need for words the pictures below do all the talking.

And in another emerald isle some 7,000 kilometres away another mass demonstration of ordinary people finally saw the president and prime minister of Sri Lanka stand down as a result of bad governance and corruption.

People Power Works

Tara Mines Boliden

General crowd shot from the speakers addressing the many who supported the rally.

Peadar Toibin gets the rally started with his address

The Smyth Family Navan, three generations

Larry Clarke, Beechmount Garden Centre, Navan with his neighbour Frank Cooney, Trim road Navan.

The Khalil Family,Canterbrook, Trim Road, Navan supporting the rally.

Mary and Brendan Crosbie, Ferndale, Navan.

Some of the AONTU TEAM, with Cllr. Eimear Toibin (second from left).


Family members,Mary Crahan,Carmel McDonald and her big sister Margaret Sheridan-Pereira.

The Sinn Fein team supporting the protest

The Clarke family with their daughter Roisin in the buggy making their presence felt at the rally.