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#Tony Rochford

# tony-rochford - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Man who damaged M50 toll gantry with angle grinder before threatening gardaí jailed for six months

It was the second time that the accused had damaged an M50 toll gantry.

# tony-rochford - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

First arrest for blocking water meter installation

Trim resident, Tony Rochford, blocked Irish Water vehicles from exiting a cul-de-sac.

# tony-rochford - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Former Dáil hunger striker ends sit-in at Dublin bank

Tony Rochford had chained himself to a counter at the Blanchardstown Ulster Bank.

# tony-rochford - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Crowd gathering at 'Lock the government out of the Dáil' protest

The plan had been to form a human chain around the entrance to stop TDs getting in but gardaí have pushed the demonstration back.

# tony-rochford - Sunday 15 September, 2013

The leader of Iceland's 'Kitchenware Revolution' reckons we have a thing or two to learn about protests

Artist and musician Hördur Torfason is the man who sparked the 2008 popular protests in Reykjavik. He’s been invited to Dublin to help plan a demonstration for this Wednesday, organised to ‘lock the Government out of the Dáil’.

# tony-rochford - Friday 12 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Lucinda Creighton, drownings and a train crash in Paris.

Tony Rochford ends hunger strike after doctor’s report

Property tax hunger striker Rochford had not eaten for 23 days before last night.

# tony-rochford - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Property tax hunger striker: Meeting with Taoiseach must happen soon

Tony Rochford is on his 23rd day without food and feels his right to work is being denied.

# tony-rochford - Friday 28 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Friday

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Property tax hunger striker: 'I'd say I won't last too long' Exclusive

Tony Rochford hasn’t taken food for 11 days – but insists he will not end his strike unless the property tax is repealed.

# tony-rochford - Monday 24 June, 2013

This man says he's on hunger strike to oppose the property tax

Tony Rochford from Trim in Co Meath says he has been refusing all solid foods for over a week now.