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#Water Charges

# water-charges - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Poll: Did you apply for your €100 water grant? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you apply for your €100 water grant?

A lot of people haven’t, according to figures published this morning.

# water-charges - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Another national day of protest planned for January

Brendan Ogle said the water charges debate hasn’t gone away.

# water-charges - Monday 14 December, 2015

Paul Murphy: "We could be looking at months or even years in prison"

He was one of a group of people before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# water-charges - Monday 16 November, 2015

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# water-charges - Monday 2 November, 2015

Protesters support Paul Murphy and 33 others facing charges over Jobstown rally

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD was issued with a court summons in connection with last year’s anti-water charges protest in Jobstown.

# water-charges - Monday 19 October, 2015

"Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone" - Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations

The Anti Austerity Alliance say that just-released cabinet papers show the current government is merely following a blueprint laid out by its predecessors.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

# water-charges - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin

The number of people living with boil water notices is at an all-time low, but 16 areas are still affected.

# water-charges - Monday 12 October, 2015

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?

The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.

# water-charges - Sunday 11 October, 2015

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics Right2Water This post contains videos

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

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

# water-charges - Friday 9 October, 2015

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Mostly for public order offences.

# water-charges - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs

The company is looking to save €1.1 billion.

# water-charges - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue?

Believe it or not, it’s almost a year since the first major demo against water charges in Dublin.

# water-charges - Thursday 1 October, 2015

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people Shinnernomics This post contains videos

This man doesn't care that Sinn Féin 'scares the bejaysus' out of some people

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty dropped by to give us the Sinn Féin alternative.

# water-charges - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

New figures were revealed to TDs and Senators today.

# water-charges - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# water-charges - Friday 18 September, 2015

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# water-charges - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

That massive row over "at risk" pay at Irish Water is coming to an end

Staff were told last year they not be paid any performance-related pay for 2013 or 2014.

# water-charges - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning

The Tánaiste also said she trusts the Irish people to use the water grant for what it was intended for.

# water-charges - Monday 14 September, 2015

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills Water Charges This post contains a poll

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.

# water-charges - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission

Micheál Mac Giolla Easbuig only became aware of the error when he received a letter telling him he could get the €100 water conservation grant.

# water-charges - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?

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.

# water-charges - Monday 31 August, 2015

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband's water usage

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

"Evidence is mounting up" - TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# water-charges - Saturday 29 August, 2015

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

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

# water-charges - Friday 28 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: It's quite shocking gardaí are 'spying' on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# water-charges - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Irish Water: "People are getting used to the water bill coming in the door"

The utility says it expects more people will pay the second round of bills.

# water-charges - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

"I wear my badge with pride"- What is it like to take calls at Irish Water?

The people who work there tell us.

# water-charges - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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

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

# water-charges - Thursday 20 August, 2015

'Every time Alan Kelly picks up the phone to a journalist, the Irish Water policy changes'

The government – and particularly Alan Kelly – are getting hammered over the latest controversy.

# water-charges - Sunday 16 August, 2015

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”…

# water-charges - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills

The utility has confirmed it has begun the process of contacting people about their unpaid water charges.

# water-charges - Friday 14 August, 2015

# water-charges - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

# water-charges - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

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.

Irish Water issues boil water notice in Co Galway after discovery of E. coli

The warning affects 1,334 houses in Ballygar.

# water-charges - Monday 10 August, 2015

Some businesses to get discount on water charges

The cut in price will range from 5-40%.

# water-charges - Saturday 8 August, 2015

'Irish Water is dead': Hundreds turn out for protest in Alan Kelly's hometown

“The minister needs to go back to the drawing board.”

# water-charges - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Could water charges cost the government over €70 million this year?

That’s what Fianna Fáil says, but Alan Kelly’s department doesn’t agree.