‘They were absolutely fantastic. They worked day and night to clean up our streets and had no qualms, no agendas. They just came and helped us out so much. It’s a testament to them that we are even able to walk down the street right now. I don’t know where we would be without them’.
The Irish will return to Rockaway beach every Saturday until Christmas as part of the ‘Irish Day of Action’ scheme and there is still plenty to do as a lot of homes and businesses still lay in ruins as people attempt to get their life back on track in time for the holidays.