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April 28th marks Workers' Memorial day which this year has the theme 'Protecting workers around the world through strong regulation, enforcement and union rights'.

Congress, through its Health & Safety Committee, will mark the day with the dedication of the terrace garden in the headquarters of the Communications Workers' Union to those who have died or been injured at work. General Secretary David Begg will unveil a plaque and there will be short addresses by Martin O'Halloran, Chief Executive of the Health & Safety Authority, Sylvester Cronin representing EC-OSHA and Emer Costello MEP.

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David Begg
David Begg unveils memorial plaque.
Eamon Devoy
Eamon Devoy, TEEU, Chairperson of the Health & Safety Committee.
Workers' Memorial Garden
Workers' Memorial Garden at CWU.
Michael Horgan, Chairperson of the Health & Safety Authority, Frank Vaughan, Congress and Board Member HSA, and Martin O'Halloran, Chief Executive of HSA
Michael Horgan, Chairperson of the Health & Safety Authority, Frank Vaughan, Congress and Board Member HSA, and Martin O'Halloran, Chief Executive of HSA.
Sylvester Cronin of SIPTU, Workers' Group Board member of EU-OSHA
Sylvester Cronin of SIPTU, Workers' Group Board member of EU-OSHA.
Martin O'Halloran HSA, Paul Reid Fingal County Manager, Emer Costello MEP, David Begg Congress, Terry Delaney CWU, Shay Cody IMPACT.
Martin O'Halloran HSA, Paul Reid Fingal County Manager, Emer Costello MEP, David Begg Congress, Terry Delaney CWU, Shay Cody IMPACT..
Emer Costello, MEP, member of EP Employment and Social Affairs Committee
Emer Costello, MEP, member of EP Employment and Social Affairs Committee.
Chris Rowland SIPTU and Frank Barry UNITE
Chris Rowland SIPTU and Frank Barry UNITE.
Pat Kenny CWU, Frank Vaughan Congress, Natalie Fox Congress and Bobby Carty Impact.
Pat Kenny CWU, Frank Vaughan Congress, Natalie Fox Congress and Bobby Carty Impact.