Donegal Action Against Austerity collect petition of names to support Tony Rochford

Tony RochfordThe hunger strike of Tony Rochford, who is fasting in a campaign against austerity measures, has entered its fourth week.

The Donegal Action Against Austerity protest group showed their support for Tony over the weekend by undertaking a 24 hour fast.

They also took to the streets of Letterkenny at the weekend to ask members of the public on their thoughts on Rochford and to collect a petition of names which they presented to Rochford in attempt to make him come off the hunger strike.

Spokesperson, Joe Murphy is calling on the government to step in and do something:

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