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#Water Protest

# water-protest - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

# water-protest - Friday 16 September, 2016

'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy'

Domestic water charges are economically inefficient, environmentally unsound and socially destructive, writes David Gibney.

# water-protest - Monday 7 March, 2016

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

# water-protest - Monday 30 November, 2015

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

The deputy was charged with public order offences earlier this month.

# water-protest - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Six people arrested at anti-water charges protest in Waterford

Two are appearing before Waterford District Court this afternoon.

# water-protest - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment

The summonses relate to the alleged false imprisonment of Tanaiste Joan Burton.

# water-protest - Friday 14 August, 2015

# water-protest - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

# water-protest - Saturday 8 August, 2015

'Irish Water is dead': Hundreds turn out for protest in Alan Kelly's hometown

“The minister needs to go back to the drawing board.”

# water-protest - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

The power of water protests with no protesters

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# water-protest - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

# water-protest - Friday 19 June, 2015

Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you? Yoursay This post contains a poll

Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you?

“It was definitely a contributory circumstance.”

# water-protest - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event

The protesters were removed by gardaí after they lay down in front of the car.

# water-protest - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Does UCC have something against water protesters?

Or people called Joan? The college has posed a slightly dramatic (to say the least) question involving an anti-water charge protest on an exam.

# water-protest - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters

Jan O’Sullivan and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin were delayed for about 40 minutes.

# water-protest - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike Water Protest This post contains images

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike

It was announced at the Dublin anti-water charge protest today.

# water-protest - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Wide condemnation of 'midget parasite' abuse of President Higgins

The protesters shouted at the President and scuffled with Gardaí as his car left an event at a Finglas school.

# water-protest - Thursday 15 January, 2015

"40 gardaí and 20 protesters": Claims of heavy-handed policing denied after 8 arrests

Gardaí are denying that they were heavy handed during the incident.

# water-protest - Monday 22 December, 2014

Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism'

The Tánaiste has been speaking about her experience at the hands of water protesters last month.

# water-protest - Monday 15 December, 2014

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

# water-protest - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers

Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?

# water-protest - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Just how many people protested against water charges yesterday?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# water-protest - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

Tens of thousands of people took part in the latest mass protest against water charges — but there were some violent scenes too, and ‘breakaway’ protesters caused havoc for commuters.

Leo: It really bothers me that people are protesting about €3 a week, we’ve much bigger problems

The Health Minister has been responding to the protests in Dublin today.

Opinion: We have been sold out, we have been failed. That is why I'm marching today.

We deserve better and, today, people across the country will come together – dignified and defiant.

# water-protest - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Opinion: When the people lead, politicians are forced to follow – so let's make our voices heard

We need a solution for our water needs – but one that doesn’t include creative accounting, cronyism, and possible privatisation.

From The Daily Edge Russell Brand tells Irish people to 'take the day off work' for water charges protest Water Protest

Russell Brand tells Irish people to 'take the day off work' for water charges protest

Comedian made the statement in latest YouTube video.

# water-protest - Monday 8 December, 2014

Enda has a message for the people who've travelled from Detroit for the water protest

Kenny was speaking ahead of Wednesday’s march in Dublin.

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?

Attendance is predicted to match, if not exceed, previous protests.

# water-protest - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# water-protest - Friday 28 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Russell Brand is backing a water charges protest in Limerick Water Protest

Russell Brand is backing a water charges protest in Limerick

He hasn’t forgotten about us, you know.

# water-protest - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion

The Sinn Féin MEP is not happy with how the protest was covered by the media.

# water-protest - Friday 21 November, 2014

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork

Water protesters will picket the announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# water-protest - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.

# water-protest - Monday 17 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up as you wake up.

# water-protest - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours

Protesters surrounded the Tánaiste’s car chanting “peaceful protest” as she attempted to leave a graduation ceremony in Jobstown.

# water-protest - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Opinion: Is it too late to fix Irish Water?

Government can’t wash its hands of this – the current anger and frustration could be just the tip of the iceberg.

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