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#Right2Water

# right2water - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

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

Apr 8th 2017, 5:36 PM 27,027 Views 214 Comments

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

# right2water - Saturday 25 February, 2017

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Right2Water this week support charging for excessive water use?

Feb 25th 2017, 7:30 PM 18,194 Views 72 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.

# right2water - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Against Fine Gael's wishes, Right2Water will be invited to speak before water committee
# Voices Heard
# Voices Heard

Against Fine Gael's wishes, Right2Water will be invited to speak before water committee

Feb 1st 2017, 10:34 PM 9,835 Views 40 Comments

The all-party Oireachtas group is looking at the future of water charges.

# right2water - Friday 16 September, 2016

'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy'
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

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

Sep 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,091 Views 248 Comments

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

# right2water - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Fianna Fáil's call for water charges to be abolished 'first shot in election campaign'

Sep 13th 2016, 2:15 PM 28,464 Views 122 Comments

Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”

"Tens of thousands" expected to protest water charges (and the government's Apple decision)
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

"Tens of thousands" expected to protest water charges (and the government's Apple decision)

Sep 13th 2016, 1:32 PM 18,944 Views 120 Comments

Right2Water is asking people to take to the streets again, and organisers are preparing for a large turnout.

# right2water - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Thousands take to the streets for Right2Change rally in Dublin
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

Thousands take to the streets for Right2Change rally in Dublin

Feb 20th 2016, 5:40 PM 64,526 Views 399 Comments

Sinn Féin TDs came together with Independents and others this afternoon under the banner of Right2Change.

# right2water - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

Jan 23rd 2016, 6:52 PM 34,097 Views 241 Comments

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

# right2water - Saturday 16 January, 2016

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon
# Analysis
# Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Jan 16th 2016, 2:49 PM 36,216 Views 212 Comments

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# right2water - Sunday 11 October, 2015

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 19,018 Views 98 Comments

On 11 October 2014, tens of thousands marched against water charges in Dublin and Paul Murphy was elected to the Dáil.

# right2water - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?
# Reverse Ferret
# Reverse Ferret

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?

Sep 8th 2015, 5:26 PM 32,880 Views 148 Comments

Fine Gael says a vote in the European Parliament means Sinn Féin is now in favour of water charges, but the reality is somewhat different.

# right2water - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Poll: Will this weekend's massive water protest have any impact?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will this weekend's massive water protest have any impact?

Aug 30th 2015, 7:34 PM 23,475 Views 96 Comments

Protesters say they’re not going away. But will the government back down at this stage?

# right2water - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'We're not going away': Crowds brave awful weather to keep water charges issue live
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

'We're not going away': Crowds brave awful weather to keep water charges issue live

Aug 29th 2015, 8:26 PM 78,478 Views 457 Comments

Dublin’s O’Connell Street was the venue.

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement
# Charge This
# Charge This

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Aug 29th 2015, 11:13 AM 54,175 Views 124 Comments

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

Rolling road closures in Dublin for fifth major anti-water charges rally
# Traffic
# Traffic

Rolling road closures in Dublin for fifth major anti-water charges rally

Aug 29th 2015, 11:00 AM 25,368 Views 222 Comments

The latest up-to-date advice for drivers (and protesters).

# right2water - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

It's been two weeks since reports of Jobstown charges
# Two Weeks On
# Two Weeks On

It's been two weeks since reports of Jobstown charges

Aug 26th 2015, 11:03 AM 20,818 Views 64 Comments

It’s been exactly two weeks since RTÉ’s report of expected criminal charges.

# right2water - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Fifth mass rally of the "stunningly successful" Right2Water campaign this weekend
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Fifth mass rally of the "stunningly successful" Right2Water campaign this weekend

Aug 25th 2015, 1:23 PM 24,104 Views 209 Comments

Organiser Brendan Ogle says it will be a family-friendly event and is warning if you “can’t control yourself, stay away”.

# right2water - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:
# Sprung A Leak
# Sprung A Leak

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here's how it will pay for it:

Jun 13th 2015, 8:15 AM 22,743 Views 174 Comments

They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.

# right2water - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Would you vote for a Right2Water party? This is what their policies would be
# On The Issues
# On The Issues

Would you vote for a Right2Water party? This is what their policies would be

May 30th 2015, 7:30 AM 15,526 Views 169 Comments

Would you vote for them?

# right2water - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Why aren't the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Why aren't the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.

Apr 21st 2015, 2:35 PM 14,837 Views 142 Comments

A new academic report into the water charge movement was launched today.

# right2water - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down
# Take A Cold Shower
# Take A Cold Shower

The IMF thinks the water charges 'issue' is cooling down

Mar 25th 2015, 5:30 PM 19,210 Views 220 Comments

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

# right2water - Monday 23 March, 2015

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy
# Won't Pay
# Won't Pay

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:16 PM 46,732 Views 394 Comments

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

# right2water - Saturday 21 March, 2015

'Does this look like a dying movement?' - Tens of thousands protest in Dublin
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

'Does this look like a dying movement?' - Tens of thousands protest in Dublin

Mar 21st 2015, 8:37 PM 94,184 Views 567 Comments

It’s the fourth major ‘day of action’ on water charges.

# right2water - Friday 13 March, 2015

Organisers of the next Irish Water 'day of action' ready for 100,000 turn-out
# Charge This
# Charge This

Organisers of the next Irish Water 'day of action' ready for 100,000 turn-out

Mar 13th 2015, 9:55 PM 25,863 Views 246 Comments

Details of the fourth major ‘Right2Water’ protest have been confirmed this afternoon.

# right2water - Monday 23 February, 2015

Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'
# Wheatfield Prison
# Wheatfield Prison

Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'

Feb 23rd 2015, 9:06 AM 16,583 Views 181 Comments

Two of the men have been on hunger strike since Friday and said they will begin refusing liquids from today.

# right2water - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Get ready for a month of sustained water protests --- starting today in Dublin (and in Enda's home town)
# Not Going Away
# Not Going Away

Get ready for a month of sustained water protests --- starting today in Dublin (and in Enda's home town)

Feb 21st 2015, 7:30 AM 16,500 Views 154 Comments

Analysis: The jailing of protesters will provide a focal point for campaigners. From here till Paddy’s Day (and beyond) there’ll be no escaping the issue.

# right2water - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Four water charge protesters are going to jail
# Verdict
# Verdict

Four water charge protesters are going to jail

Feb 19th 2015, 11:20 PM 57,609 Views 358 Comments

Five people will serve between 28 and 56 days.

# right2water - Monday 16 February, 2015

'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election
# Stepping It Up
# Stepping It Up

'It's been about so much more than water': Right2Water groups are planning for the general election

Feb 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 14,861 Views 130 Comments

Politicians, NGOs, academics and others will be invited to attend a two day ‘May Day Conference’.

# right2water - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Thousands take part in anti-water charge protests across Ireland

Jan 31st 2015, 7:59 PM 63,862 Views 455 Comments

Two people were arrested by gardaí today for minor public order offences.

What happens if I don't pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

What happens if I don't pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water

Jan 31st 2015, 10:15 AM 45,781 Views 250 Comments

John Tierney said he didn’t forsee a situation ”where we would have to be taking people to court”. But what will happen to those who don’t pay out?

# right2water - Friday 30 January, 2015

Next mass 'day of action' on water charges will be in March (not April)
# Quick March
# Quick March

Next mass 'day of action' on water charges will be in March (not April)

Jan 30th 2015, 12:05 PM 14,202 Views 243 Comments

Tomorrow’s protests aren’t being organised centrally, but the next ‘Right2Water’ action will happen before the first bills arrive.

# right2water - Thursday 11 December, 2014

VIDEO: SUV hits pedestrians at anti-water charge protest in Dublin
# Liberty Hall
# Liberty Hall

VIDEO: SUV hits pedestrians at anti-water charge protest in Dublin

Dec 11th 2014, 12:19 PM 24,243 Views 293 Comments

One person was injured after the vehicle mounted the path.

# right2water - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
Live Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM

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

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

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

Dec 10th 2014, 2:53 PM 35,868 Views 369 Comments

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

How many people will protest against water charges today?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

How many people will protest against water charges today?

Dec 10th 2014, 9:00 AM 8,578 Views 135 Comments

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

# right2water - Monday 8 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 8th 2014, 2:53 PM 29,920 Views 196 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 8th 2014, 8:34 AM 14,985 Views 259 Comments

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

# right2water - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here's why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Here's why some people have travelled from Detroit to join the water charges protest

Dec 7th 2014, 7:50 PM 20,940 Views 161 Comments

Chants heard at Dublin Airport today – ‘From Dublin to Detroit, water is a human right’

# right2water - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Enda Kenny is facing a motion of no confidence next week

Enda Kenny is facing a motion of no confidence next week

Dec 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 21,893 Views 190 Comments

The vote will coincide with an anti-water charges protest planned for next week.

# right2water - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Coppinger: December 10th could become a day of national strike
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Coppinger: December 10th could become a day of national strike

Nov 22nd 2014, 9:08 PM 40,086 Views 237 Comments

The Socialist Party TD added that she believes the Government could collapse before the next general election.

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