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#Water protests

# water-protests - Friday 22 September, 2017

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:07 PM 35,042 Views 173 Comments

“I found the atmosphere in the courts intimidating,” the former Tánaiste said during a lengthy interview today.

# water-protests - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Feb 20th 2016, 7:48 PM 22,702 Views 38 Comments

A new poll, thousands protest and gardaí receive FBI training on online child abuse…

# water-protests - Monday 25 January, 2016

This bold teen is going viral for yelling at water protesters to 'pay their bills'
# Get A Job
From The Daily Edge
# Get A Job

This bold teen is going viral for yelling at water protesters to 'pay their bills'

Jan 25th 2016, 7:57 AM 10,110 Views 7 Comments

“This video was a joke”, he wrote on Facebook.

# water-protests - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event
# Food Bank
# Food Bank

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event

Sep 16th 2015, 5:14 PM 32,749 Views 196 Comments

More trouble at an event attended by the Tánaiste today.

# water-protests - 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 78,436 Views 455 Comments

Dublin’s O’Connell Street was the venue.

# water-protests - 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 20,793 Views 64 Comments

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

# water-protests - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

These are the 20 Dublin homes with the most lead in their drinking water
# Contaminated
# Contaminated

These are the 20 Dublin homes with the most lead in their drinking water

May 5th 2015, 5:20 PM 21,408 Views 62 Comments

There’s some familiar addresses related to water protests.

# water-protests - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?
# Coverging
# Coverging

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

Apr 29th 2015, 6:56 PM 9,761 Views 44 Comments

They’re giving it a try.

# water-protests - 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 14,807 Views 142 Comments

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

# water-protests - Monday 20 April, 2015

"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest
# Water Meters
# Water Meters

"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest

Apr 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 41,061 Views 265 Comments

The United Left TD was arrested along with Cllr Pat Dunne.

# water-protests - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Meter installers are being offered counselling ... but Irish Water say they're not paying for it
# Threatening
# Threatening

Meter installers are being offered counselling ... but Irish Water say they're not paying for it

Apr 16th 2015, 6:00 AM 23,222 Views 201 Comments

“We’re civil engineers and not trained to deal with this, getting physical and mental abuse is not something we ever envisaged.”

# water-protests - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters
# Fingal
# Fingal

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters

Apr 14th 2015, 7:49 AM 91,741 Views 419 Comments

The woman was sitting in a doorway at Fingal County Council last night.

# water-protests - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite'
# Making An Entrance
# Making An Entrance

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite'

Mar 25th 2015, 8:07 PM 25,709 Views 154 Comments

Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.

# water-protests - Sunday 22 March, 2015

"Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast"
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

"Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast"

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:24 PM 46,843 Views 346 Comments

Ruth Coppinger was speaking after yesterday’s impressive protest turnout.

# water-protests - Saturday 21 March, 2015

In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest 'Right2Water' rally
# Live Issue
# Live Issue

In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest 'Right2Water' rally

Mar 21st 2015, 8:36 PM 44,315 Views 234 Comments

Dublin’s O’Connell street was packed.

# water-protests - Friday 20 March, 2015

Businesses aren't AT ALL happy about tomorrow's O'Connell Street protest
# Get Back
# Get Back

Businesses aren't AT ALL happy about tomorrow's O'Connell Street protest

Mar 20th 2015, 10:59 PM 37,435 Views 373 Comments

They’re calling for the rally to be moved to Merrion Square.

# water-protests - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'
# Threats
# Threats

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'

Mar 19th 2015, 11:01 AM 24,427 Views 157 Comments

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

# water-protests - Monday 9 March, 2015

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber
# Cork
# Cork

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber

Mar 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 19,580 Views 145 Comments

The People’s Convention are in a row with the council over posters. One member of the group wouldn’t leave this evening, and the meeting was cancelled.

# water-protests - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released
# Free The Four
# Free The Four

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released

Mar 3rd 2015, 9:58 AM 14,201 Views 181 Comments

A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.

# water-protests - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets
# No Rules To Be Broken
# No Rules To Be Broken

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

Feb 26th 2015, 12:58 PM 8,391 Views 79 Comments

‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

# water-protests - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are "terrifying young families"
# Warning
# Warning

Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are "terrifying young families"

Feb 24th 2015, 5:09 PM 17,357 Views 270 Comments

The Taoiseach also said the protesters jailed last week wanted to be in contempt of court.

Fine Gael TD speaks to gardaí after woman alleges 'hit-and-run' at protest
# Meath
# Meath

Fine Gael TD speaks to gardaí after woman alleges 'hit-and-run' at protest

Feb 24th 2015, 3:10 PM 36,006 Views 344 Comments

Organisers of the protest deny intimidation outside the deputy’s home.

# water-protests - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Irish Water on those 'masked men' filming at meter protest sites
# Who's Watching?
# Who's Watching?

Irish Water on those 'masked men' filming at meter protest sites

Feb 21st 2015, 8:30 AM 28,935 Views 161 Comments

A Dáil question on whether workers for the beleaguered semi-state were allowed obscure their faces was disallowed by the Ceann Comhairle earlier this month.

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 16,477 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.

# water-protests - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'
# Gone Back In Time
# Gone Back In Time

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'

Feb 18th 2015, 9:35 PM 28,175 Views 90 Comments

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# water-protests - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'

Feb 16th 2015, 7:10 PM 19,262 Views 101 Comments

Independent TD Finian McGrath explains why support for independent and smaller parties has fallen.

Protester told meter installer "I'll put you on your back", court told
# Protests
# Protests

Protester told meter installer "I'll put you on your back", court told

Feb 16th 2015, 4:11 PM 12,268 Views 0 Comments

Six of the seven were in court today.

# water-protests - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Russell Brand feels so strongly about the Jobstown arrests he can't even keep his towel on
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Russell Brand feels so strongly about the Jobstown arrests he can't even keep his towel on

Feb 12th 2015, 8:35 AM 20,975 Views 114 Comments

Russell has a few (more) things to say about water charges.

# water-protests - Sunday 1 February, 2015

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters

Feb 1st 2015, 1:18 PM 19,581 Views 133 Comments

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water?
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water?

Feb 1st 2015, 10:24 AM 51,106 Views 285 Comments

Tomorrow is the last chance to do so on time.

# water-protests - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Man who called the President "midget parasite" is main organiser of mass anti-charges rally
# Derek Byrne
# Derek Byrne

Man who called the President "midget parasite" is main organiser of mass anti-charges rally

Jan 28th 2015, 11:15 PM 89,242 Views 414 Comments

The Dublin Says No activist said he wouldn’t be backing down or apologising for the comments, when contacted by TheJournal.ie.

# water-protests - Monday 12 January, 2015

'It's wrong that Irish Water won't reveal how much it's paying for security' - Fianna Fáil
# Not In The Public Interest
# Not In The Public Interest

'It's wrong that Irish Water won't reveal how much it's paying for security' - Fianna Fáil

Jan 12th 2015, 5:50 PM 21,748 Views 72 Comments

The company said revealing this information could result in higher costs which would have to be passed on to consumers.

# water-protests - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014
# Over To You
# Over To You

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014

Dec 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 14,002 Views 4 Comments

And the most popular ones on Twitter too.

# water-protests - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill
# Dear Michael
# Dear Michael

49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill

Dec 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 41,214 Views 150 Comments

The President had a swift response for some of them (and it wasn’t a complete ‘no’.)

# water-protests - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Anti-water charge protests in Dublin and Donegal
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

Anti-water charge protests in Dublin and Donegal

Dec 20th 2014, 7:50 PM 21,098 Views 85 Comments

It’s reported the 300 attended the protest in Donegal while 200 came out for the Dublin demonstration.

# water-protests - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract
# Fair And Square
# Fair And Square

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract

Dec 12th 2014, 6:15 AM 12,613 Views 62 Comments

TD Catherine Murphy has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions.

# water-protests - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Gardaí investigating claims water protester was assaulted
# Threats
# Threats

Gardaí investigating claims water protester was assaulted

Dec 11th 2014, 7:51 PM 13,194 Views 11 Comments

Mick Mooney says he was targeted because of his political stance.

Poll: Could you afford to pay €3 a week?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Could you afford to pay €3 a week?

Dec 11th 2014, 8:41 AM 17,192 Views 234 Comments

Leo Varadkar yesterday criticised protesters taking to the street over water charges.

# water-protests - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

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

Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM 128,451 Views 455 Comments

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.

Switzerland to Venezuela: How the world sees today's water protests
# They're Watching
# They're Watching

Switzerland to Venezuela: How the world sees today's water protests

Dec 10th 2014, 9:39 PM 25,589 Views 129 Comments

“The largest social movement in the country since 2008.”

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