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Bills burned, Greek flags flown as water charge protests return to Dublin

There were a number of Greek flags on display, as protesters used the event to show solidarity with the country.

Water Protest. Pictured protesters bur Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

A LARGE CROWD has marched to the GPO in Dublin today as water charge protests return to the capital.

Having taken a backseat to campaigning for the same-sex marriage referendum, is once again at the forefront of the political agenda.

Today in Dublin, thousands marched to the GPO, where they heard a speech from independent TD Catherine Murphy and proceeded to burn their Irish Water bills.

Water Protest. Pictured protesters out Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

There were a number of Greek flags on display, as protesters used the event to show solidarity with the country, which is teetering on the edge of default.

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Water Protest. Pictured three nuns wat Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Union officials and leaders from the Right2Water campaign also addressed the crowds.

While there was a small Garda presence, no incidents have been reported.

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