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Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

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UNITED LEFT TD Joan Collins has received a summons to appear before court following her arrest at a water meter protest earlier this year.

The Dublin South–Central deputy was among almost a dozen people arrested at the installation of meters on Parnell Road in April.

She was detained briefly and returned to the protest once she was released.

12006322_1001800993205666_1018725715920278861_n The summons received by Collins today. Source: Joan Collins TD/Facebook

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Collins received a summons today over public order charges, and is due to appear before court on 2 November.

This is the same date as Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy is due before court over charges relating to the alleged false imprisonment of Tánasite Joan Burton at a protest in Jobstown.

“And so it continues,” Collins said in a Facebook post.

“I reiterate that it is very important for people to attend tomorrow’s protest at 1pm at the Central Bank,” she added.

Originally published 5.12pm. Comments are closed due to active legal proceedings.

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