Sinn Fein t-shirt

Sinn Fein party remove 'Thatcher’s grave’ t-shirt from online shop


Sinn Fein t-shirt

The Sinn Fein party has withdrawn the sale of t-shirts depicting people dancing on former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher's grave. The party decided to remove the t-shirt having come under fire from unionist politicians.

The t-shirt depicts silhouetted figures celebrating beside Thatcher's headstone. The text on the headstone read "Margaret Thatcher: Tyrant and Murderer". Beside the revelers is a sign reading  "Dancers please form an orderly queue".

It was taken off the Sinn Fein party store online on Tuesday night.

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According to reports on Journal.ie the tagline, cached on Google, which went along with the t-shirt in the political parties store read "It can’t be long now! Get ready for the big day."

The former prime minister has been the target of hatred in republican circles since the IRA hunger strikes in 1981. Thatcher, nicknamed "The Iron Lady", refused political concession to the republican inmates at Long Kesh, Belfast.

The 85-year-old former politician has been retired from public life for many years. She has suffered from a series of small strokes and her memory is also failing, according to her daughter.


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