Harland & Wolff to sound horn in solidarity with health service and other frontline workers
As part of the ‘Clap for Carers’ events that have been taking place in recent weeks Harland & Wolff Shipyards will sound their horns for the first time in 20 years in solidarity with health service and other frontline staff.
The iconic horns will be sounded at 8pm this evening, and is expected to be heard across the whole city, at the same time Stormont will be lit blue in honour of healthcare workers.
Unite the Union said, ““Harland and Wolff workers will sound the shipyard horn for a minute at 8pm tonight to show their appreciation and that of workers across Northern Ireland for frontline NHS staff and those working to sustain other frontline services in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“The shipyard horn has not been sounded properly in 20 years and is the loudest siren in Belfast; it will be heard in all parts of the city.”