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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Charges

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# peaceful protest
Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the 'Jobstown 23'
The activist who is organising the event asked supporters to bring “whistles, blowers, pots and pans, drums”…
# Leak
Gardaí investigating how media knew about Jobstown charges before Paul Murphy did
The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has complained to the DPP and GSOC.
# Taking the stand
Joan Burton will be a key witness in the Jobstown trial
The Tánaiste will give evidence when over 20 water protesters stand trial.
# jobstown
Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest
Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car at the protest.
# Westminster
Lord will have to face child abuse charges in court despite dementia
The former MP is accused of offences that allegedly happened between 1963 and 1988.
# Turkey
Swingers' club suspects could face up to 177 years in jail
Fifty three people were taken in for questioning over the suspected sex clubs.
# Eurozone
Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency
His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.
# we won't pay
"If I were the Government, I'd be worried": Hundreds attend anti-water charges protest
It follows the publication of figures from Irish Water showing less than half of customers have paid their bills.
# Stop
Cyclists face new fines, but will they work?
Cycling groups have questions about the enforceability of the new charges.
# we won't pay
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.
# Courts
Irish citizen will not be extradited to the United States for terrorism related offences
Ali Charaf Damache could have faced up to 45 years if extradited to the United States.
# Waco
Police charge 170 after 'gruesome' shootout between biker gangs
Nine people died and 18 were wounded in the incident.
# Egypt
Taoiseach clarifies that Ibrahim Halawa isn't facing murder charges
No other consular case is receiving greater attention than the Halawa case.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water?
Almost a million people have, the utility says. Do you plan to?
# turn off that data
Bad news for travellers- roaming charges are going nowhere yet
The EU Parliament wants them stopped but the EU Council says more time is needed.
# slap on the wrist
Debt management firms criticised for giving people poor information
The Central Bank became responsible for regulating these firms in 2013.
# chapel hill
Thousands flock to funeral of Muslim shooting victims
A potential motive was a dispute over parking spaces.
# Water Charges
Tenants who don't pay charges should have their water cut off, say landlords
A large proportion of tenants aren’t planning to pay the charge, Fintan McNamara of the Residential Landlords Association said.
# quick march
Next mass 'day of action' on water charges will be in March (not April)
Tomorrow’s protests aren’t being organised centrally, but the next ‘Right2Water’ action will happen before the first bills arrive.
# Graham Dwyer trial
Alleged text: 'You should help me inflict pain on you and help me with my fantasy. Blood turns me on.'
Graham Dwyer has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Elaine O’Hara.
# Dublin Fire Brigade
Dublin councillor calls for review of €500 fire call-out charge
This comes on the third anniversary of the introduction of the charges.
# insolvency
Thinking of going bankrupt? It's a lot cheaper than it used to be...
The cost is now less than a fifth what it was two years ago.
# past due
More than €600,000 in fire brigade call-out charges went unpaid last year
The charges were introduced two years ago and stand at €500 for a domestic incident and €610 for a road crash.
# Charges
Lower retailer fees for credit cards getting closer (that's good news for shoppers)
The fees are charged by the banks when retailers process shoppers’ payments.
# phil rudd
AC/DC drummer jumped on security guards and winked at reporters in court
He also didn’t enter a plea during his brief appearance.
# Human Rights
Man wanted by US on terrorism charges brought before Dublin High Court
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has been granted permission to appear as a friend to the court in the extradition proceedings.
# Irish Water
How do our water charges compare with the rest of Europe?
Pretty well, actually.
# late surprises
Water charges: Here's what we know THIS MORNING
Further climb-downs on charges, no bills to issue until spring and new compliance measures for people who won’t fork out.
# Irish Water
Irish Water will take on €130 million debt in uncollected water charges
All assets and liabilities from local authorities are due to be transferred to Irish Water by 2017.
# Your Say
Poll: Could the Irish Water controversy bring down the government?
The most popular party in Ireland is now Sinn Féin – which is opposed to the charges.
# Tiger
Man cleared of 'extreme porn' charge after 'tiger' revealed to be man in costume
The prosecutors only realised their mistake when they heard the man say “That’s grrrreat”, just like Tony the Tiger.
# i like big butts
People are going mad for water butts ahead of first water charges bill
These rainfall collection devices are mainly used for water plants or cars.
# Water Charges
The Green Party wants a referendum to make sure Irish Water isn't privatised
The party’s councillors will submit the motion in the coming weeks.
# Water protests
Limerick protesters plan to burn Irish Water forms to give Government a 'Halloween scare'
It’s estimated that approximately 6,000 turned out to protest against the charges.
# terror charges
UK terror trial suspect had Tony Blair's address on a scrap of paper
Erol Incedal is accused of “intending to commit or preparing acts of terrorism” and possessing a document about bomb-making.
Opinion: Communities are reaching boiling point over unfair water charges
People see the concept of charging for a basic human right for what it is – a deeply unfair political choice.
# Charges
Adrian Peterson 'smoked a little weed' before drug test - reports
A motion has been filed to revoke the NFL star’s bond.
# Water Charges
Kenny says Irish Water (and your PPS number) "will not be sold"
The Taoiseach made the comment during Leaders’ Questions today.
# Irish Water
From flushing the loo to a cup of tea - how much will water cost?
What about filling water balloons? How much will that cost?
# Dublin
Anti-water charges protest takes place outside garda station
There were no arrests during the incident.