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'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest
# Water Water Everywhere
# Water Water Everywhere

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest

Apr 8th 2017, 5:36 PM 27,072 Views 211 Comments

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy'
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy'

Sep 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,103 Views 250 Comments

Domestic water charges are economically inefficient, environmentally unsound and socially destructive, writes David Gibney.

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

"We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing

Mar 7th 2016, 1:50 PM 33,966 Views 0 Comments

The cases of the Jobstown 18 have been put back to April. Meanwhile, another water protest is planned for this Thursday.

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters
# Public Order Offences
# Public Order Offences

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

Nov 30th 2015, 3:23 PM 21,245 Views 0 Comments

The deputy was charged with public order offences earlier this month.

Six people arrested at anti-water charges protest in Waterford
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Six people arrested at anti-water charges protest in Waterford

Sep 22nd 2015, 4:28 PM 12,420 Views 0 Comments

Two are appearing before Waterford District Court this afternoon.

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment
# Water
# Water

Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment

Sep 15th 2015, 11:45 AM 70,798 Views 0 Comments

The summonses relate to the alleged false imprisonment of Tanaiste Joan Burton.

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.

'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.”

The power of water protests with no protesters
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

Jul 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,685 Views 87 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House
# Demonstration
# Demonstration

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

Jul 1st 2015, 11:40 PM 64,127 Views 185 Comments

A female Garda was hit in the face with a traffic cone, and one man was arrested.

Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you?
# Yoursay
# Yoursay

Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you?

Jun 19th 2015, 10:08 PM 29,956 Views 176 Comments

“It was definitely a contributory circumstance.”

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event

May 13th 2015, 6:47 AM 27,971 Views 216 Comments

The protesters were removed by gardaí after they lay down in front of the car.

Does UCC have something against water protesters?
# Poor Joan
# Poor Joan

Does UCC have something against water protesters?

Apr 29th 2015, 9:23 AM 15,902 Views 41 Comments

Or people called Joan? The college has posed a slightly dramatic (to say the least) question involving an anti-water charge protest on an exam.

Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters

Feb 25th 2015, 4:49 PM 26,072 Views 271 Comments

Jan O’Sullivan and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin were delayed for about 40 minutes.

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike

Feb 21st 2015, 8:20 PM 44,515 Views 348 Comments

It was announced at the Dublin anti-water charge protest today.

Wide condemnation of 'midget parasite' abuse of President Higgins
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Wide condemnation of 'midget parasite' abuse of President Higgins

Jan 28th 2015, 10:40 PM 66,966 Views 419 Comments

The protesters shouted at the President and scuffled with Gardaí as his car left an event at a Finglas school.

"40 gardaí and 20 protesters": Claims of heavy-handed policing denied after 8 arrests
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

"40 gardaí and 20 protesters": Claims of heavy-handed policing denied after 8 arrests

Jan 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 30,512 Views 270 Comments

Gardaí are denying that they were heavy handed during the incident.

Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism'
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism'

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:25 AM 21,579 Views 153 Comments

The Tánaiste has been speaking about her experience at the hands of water protesters last month.

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services
# What Do Ya' Reckon?
# What Do Ya' Reckon?

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

Dec 15th 2014, 11:52 AM 10,204 Views 101 Comments

A new survey also shows that almost a quarter have attended a water protest in the past year.

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers

Dec 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 6,508 Views 8 Comments

Plus: What percentage of men in Ireland are overweight or obese?

Just how many people protested against water charges yesterday?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Just how many people protested against water charges yesterday?

Dec 11th 2014, 9:00 AM 25,700 Views 273 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
Live Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'

Leo: It really bothers me that people are protesting about €3 a week, we’ve much bigger problems
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Leo: It really bothers me that people are protesting about €3 a week, we’ve much bigger problems

Dec 10th 2014, 2:53 PM 35,877 Views 369 Comments

The Health Minister has been responding to the protests in Dublin today.

Opinion: We have been sold out, we have been failed. That is why I'm marching today.
# Protest
# Protest

Opinion: We have been sold out, we have been failed. That is why I'm marching today.

Dec 10th 2014, 8:00 AM 50 Views 150 Comments

We deserve better and, today, people across the country will come together – dignified and defiant.

Opinion: When the people lead, politicians are forced to follow – so let's make our voices heard
# Protest
# Protest

Opinion: When the people lead, politicians are forced to follow – so let's make our voices heard

Dec 9th 2014, 8:00 PM 50 Views 35 Comments

We need a solution for our water needs – but one that doesn’t include creative accounting, cronyism, and possible privatisation.

Russell Brand tells Irish people to 'take the day off work' for water charges protest
# Water Protest
From The Daily Edge
# Water Protest

Russell Brand tells Irish people to 'take the day off work' for water charges protest

Dec 9th 2014, 7:30 AM 32,532 Views 177 Comments

Comedian made the statement in latest YouTube video.

Enda has a message for the people who've travelled from Detroit for the water protest
# 10 December
# 10 December

Enda has a message for the people who've travelled from Detroit for the water protest

Dec 8th 2014, 2:53 PM 29,921 Views 196 Comments

Kenny was speaking ahead of Wednesday’s march in Dublin.

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest?

Dec 8th 2014, 8:34 AM 14,985 Views 259 Comments

Attendance is predicted to match, if not exceed, previous protests.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# Lunch Fix
# Lunch Fix

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 4th 2014, 12:39 PM 7,256 Views 1 Comment

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

Russell Brand is backing a water charges protest in Limerick
# Water Protest
From The Daily Edge
# Water Protest

Russell Brand is backing a water charges protest in Limerick

Nov 28th 2014, 10:09 AM 15,359 Views 53 Comments

He hasn’t forgotten about us, you know.

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion

Nov 26th 2014, 3:15 PM 14,427 Views 141 Comments

The Sinn Féin MEP is not happy with how the protest was covered by the media.

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork

Nov 21st 2014, 8:13 AM 7,762 Views 30 Comments

Water protesters will picket the announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'
# Right2Water
# Right2Water

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time'

Nov 18th 2014, 1:03 PM 9,493 Views 87 Comments

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

'The tall guard in black, he saved my life': Water protester speaks out about bollard incident

Nov 18th 2014, 11:06 AM 63,158 Views 217 Comments

Fiona Healy was pushed into a metal bollard outside Mansion House on Dawson Street earlier in the week.

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

Nov 18th 2014, 7:38 AM 19,954 Views 132 Comments

No one present when the incident occurred has come forward to the Ombudsman.

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours
# Water Protest
# Water Protest

Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours

Nov 15th 2014, 8:36 PM 116,458 Views 594 Comments

Protesters surrounded the Tánaiste’s car chanting “peaceful protest” as she attempted to leave a graduation ceremony in Jobstown.

Opinion: Is it too late to fix Irish Water?
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Opinion: Is it too late to fix Irish Water?

Nov 4th 2014, 9:10 PM 71 Views 208 Comments

Government can’t wash its hands of this – the current anger and frustration could be just the tip of the iceberg.

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