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The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015
# Over To You
# Over To You

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015

Dec 30th 2015, 5:00 PM 21,129 Views 43 Comments

From Bill O’Herlihy to Graham Dwyer, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from readers this year.

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

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

Dec 26th 2015, 10:47 AM 30,489 Views 162 Comments

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

Another national day of protest planned for January
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Another national day of protest planned for January

Dec 15th 2015, 10:34 PM 15,023 Views 109 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 14th 2015, 1:45 PM 26,722 Views 0 Comments

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

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill
# Forced To Pay
# Forced To Pay

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

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,649 Views 130 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 29,029 Views 0 Comments

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

Heard about the 'bizarre' water charges protest outside a Sinn Féin TD's office?
# On The Same Side?
# On The Same Side?

Heard about the 'bizarre' water charges protest outside a Sinn Féin TD's office?

Oct 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 24,516 Views 103 Comments

Aren’t they on the same side?

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

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

Oct 19th 2015, 2:24 PM 22,449 Views 126 Comments

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

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin
# Not Fit To Drink
# Not Fit To Drink

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin

Oct 15th 2015, 9:50 AM 18,875 Views 74 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 12th 2015, 12:14 PM 25,766 Views 98 Comments

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

It's exactly one year since an 'explosion of anger' changed Irish politics
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

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

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 19,018 Views 98 Comments

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

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Oct 9th 2015, 11:57 PM 17,839 Views 125 Comments

Mostly for public order offences.

Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs

Oct 7th 2015, 11:20 AM 31,003 Views 128 Comments

The company is looking to save €1.1 billion.

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue?

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 31,091 Views 201 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 22,448 Views 154 Comments

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

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed
# The Latest
# The Latest

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:36 PM 20,400 Views 97 Comments

New figures were revealed to TDs and Senators today.

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters
# Backlash
# Backlash

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

Sep 19th 2015, 7:50 PM 23,341 Views 0 Comments

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

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,450 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 16th 2015, 1:43 PM 19,879 Views 91 Comments

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

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning
# Answer The Question
# Answer The Question

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

Sep 15th 2015, 11:20 AM 23,469 Views 98 Comments

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

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Sep 14th 2015, 5:33 PM 27,752 Views 221 Comments

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

Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission

Sep 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 23,675 Views 88 Comments

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.

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?
# Reverse Ferret
# Reverse Ferret

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?

Sep 8th 2015, 5:26 PM 32,883 Views 148 Comments

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.

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

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

Aug 31st 2015, 7:30 PM 21,852 Views 106 Comments

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

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

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

Aug 31st 2015, 9:14 AM 15,354 Views 174 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 29th 2015, 11:13 AM 54,264 Views 124 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2015, 5:27 PM 20,129 Views 199 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 27th 2015, 12:01 AM 17,504 Views 135 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 23,145 Views 94 Comments

The people who work there tell us.

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

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

Aug 25th 2015, 1:23 PM 24,104 Views 209 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 20th 2015, 1:14 PM 21,556 Views 164 Comments

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

Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the 'Jobstown 23'
# Peaceful Protest
# Peaceful Protest

Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the 'Jobstown 23'

Aug 16th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,779 Views 280 Comments

The activist who is organising the event asked supporters to bring “whistles, blowers, pots and pans, drums”…

Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills

Aug 15th 2015, 7:15 AM 25,703 Views 156 Comments

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

Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they?
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they?

Aug 14th 2015, 6:01 AM 22,408 Views 255 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

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

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

Aug 13th 2015, 7:52 AM 22,453 Views 291 Comments

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

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest
# Jobstown
# Jobstown

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest

Aug 12th 2015, 11:52 PM 22,701 Views 251 Comments

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
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

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

Aug 12th 2015, 11:40 PM 19,939 Views 124 Comments

The warning affects 1,334 houses in Ballygar.

Some businesses to get discount on water charges
# Not Drinkable
# Not Drinkable

Some businesses to get discount on water charges

Aug 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 10,754 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 8th 2015, 5:31 PM 27,088 Views 192 Comments

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