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Applause for Dockers, Hauliers, Stevedores & Harbour Police

3rd April 2020
Belfast's City Hall was lit up in blue as a tribute the healthcare workers Belfast's City Hall was lit up in blue as a tribute the healthcare workers Photo: Courtesy Belfast Live

The clapping for carers expression of support during the COVID-19 emergency was repeated at 8 pm last night across Northern Ireland and included applause for NHS workers, as well as the frontline staff who work in the docks – hauliers, stevedores and harbour police.

Ships sounded their horns, boosting the noise and Titanic Belfast, in its prominent location beside the River Lagan, and the City Hall were lit up in blue as a tribute the healthcare workers. It looks as if this expression of appreciation will be repeated weekly.

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Betty Armstrong

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Betty Armstrong is Yachting Life's Northern Ireland Correspondent. Betty grew up racing dinghies but now sails a more sedate Dehler 36 around County Down.

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