To everyone out there – please petition the Irish authorities and the Minister for Arts, Jimmy Deenihan (email@example.com) for the immediate release of artist, political activist and Aosdana member Margaretta D’Arcy.
Margaretta is now incarcerated in Limerick prison on the trivial matter of refusing to sign a peace bond regarding her protest at Shannon Airport. Margaretta is a committed person but is of very frail health. The courts and the administration of justice’s first role is mercy and compassion.
Margaretta D’Arcy is a threat to no-one and certainly no threat to public order. She is a person of enormous integrity and dignity and is one of the finest global citizens one could meet carrying an Irish passport.
A moment behind bars is a moment too long for this courageous individual to be out of our company.
Margaretta was simply exercising her right to protest without hindrance. All right minded citizens should immediately ring their TDs, Cllrs and Public Representatives and insist that Margaretta D’Arcy be release immediately. She is 79 years of age and is a National Treasure. She is a life long committed activist. Please support this worthy woman and bring her home.