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#Water Charges

# water-charges - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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 21,077 Views 43 Comments

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

# water-charges - Saturday 26 December, 2015

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 30,477 Views 162 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Another national day of protest planned for January

Dec 15th 2015, 10:34 PM 14,995 Views 112 Comments

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"
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Dec 14th 2015, 1:45 PM 26,700 Views 0 Comments

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
# Forced To Pay
# Forced To Pay

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

Nov 16th 2015, 12:12 PM 47,288 Views 129 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

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

Nov 2nd 2015, 10:48 PM 29,002 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.

# water-charges - Monday 19 October, 2015

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 24,479 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 22,422 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.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Oct 19th 2015, 8:55 AM 12,988 Views 6 Comments

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
# Not Fit To Drink
# Not Fit To Drink

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin

Oct 15th 2015, 9:50 AM 18,853 Views 74 Comments

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?
# SocDems
# SocDems

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

Oct 12th 2015, 12:14 PM 25,709 Views 98 Comments

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
# Right2Water

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

Oct 11th 2015, 6:51 PM 18,988 Views 98 Comments

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
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Oct 9th 2015, 11:57 PM 17,788 Views 125 Comments

Mostly for public order offences.

# water-charges - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

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

Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs

Oct 7th 2015, 11:20 AM 30,924 Views 128 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue?

Oct 3rd 2015, 8:30 PM 31,077 Views 201 Comments

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
# Shinnernomics

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

Oct 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 22,392 Views 154 Comments

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
# The Latest
# The Latest

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

Sep 23rd 2015, 6:36 PM 20,126 Views 97 Comments

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
# Backlash
# Backlash

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

Sep 19th 2015, 7:50 PM 23,315 Views 0 Comments

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
# Court
# Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Sep 18th 2015, 10:30 PM 23,334 Views 0 Comments

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
# 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 19,864 Views 91 Comments

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
# Answer The Question
# Answer The Question

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

Sep 15th 2015, 11:20 AM 23,457 Views 98 Comments

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
# Water Charges

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Sep 14th 2015, 5:33 PM 27,721 Views 219 Comments

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
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission

Sep 10th 2015, 4:07 PM 23,646 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.

# water-charges - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

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 32,749 Views 144 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.

# water-charges - Monday 31 August, 2015

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 21,823 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 15,329 Views 174 Comments

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
# Charge This
# Charge This

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

Aug 29th 2015, 11:13 AM 53,318 Views 124 Comments

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie 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
# Operation Mizen
# Operation Mizen

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

Aug 28th 2015, 5:27 PM 20,071 Views 199 Comments

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"
# 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 17,480 Views 135 Comments

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?
# Coalface
# Coalface

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

Aug 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,940 Views 93 Comments

The people who work there tell us.

# water-charges - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

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 24,087 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”.

# water-charges - Thursday 20 August, 2015

'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 21,515 Views 164 Comments

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'
# Peaceful Protest
# Peaceful Protest

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

Aug 16th 2015, 1:29 PM 16,722 Views 279 Comments

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
# Ring Ring
# Ring Ring

Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills

Aug 15th 2015, 7:15 AM 25,648 Views 156 Comments

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

# water-charges - Friday 14 August, 2015

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 22,359 Views 256 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

# water-charges - Thursday 13 August, 2015

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 22,385 Views 291 Comments

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
# 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 22,610 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 19,899 Views 123 Comments

The warning affects 1,334 houses in Ballygar.

# water-charges - Monday 10 August, 2015

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 10,735 Views 36 Comments

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
# Nenagh
# Nenagh

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

Aug 8th 2015, 5:31 PM 27,054 Views 192 Comments

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