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Saturday 23 August 2014

Picketer (37) struck by car outside Greyhound Waste company

Published 03/07/2014 | 08:11

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File picture of striking SIPTU workers pictured on the picket line outside  the Greyhound household waste depot in Clondalkin. Picture: Frank Mc Grath
SIPTU workers pictured on the picket line outside the Greyhound household waste depot in Clondalkin. Picture: Frank Mc Grath

Gardai are investigating an incident outside the Greyhound Household Waste company in which a man was struck by a car.

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The 37-year-old man, understood to be a picketer, was leaving the plant at Cragg Avenue in Clondalkin, West Dublin, at approximately 6.30pm when the incident occurred.

He is believed to be a SIPTU shop steward and one of a number of Greyhound workers picketing the company in a row over new terms and conditions

He was treated in Tallaght hospital for injuries to his back and neck that are believed to be not serious.

Greyhound said the vehicle involved was a “visitor vehicle” to the Clondalkin Industrial Estate facility.

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