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#Water Protest

# water-protest - Saturday 8 April, 2017

'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 26,870 Views 211 Comments

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

# water-protest - Friday 16 September, 2016

'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 968 Views 250 Comments

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

# water-protest - Monday 7 March, 2016

"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 33,942 Views 0 Comments

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

# water-protest - Monday 30 November, 2015

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 21,221 Views 0 Comments

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

# water-protest - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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 12,402 Views 0 Comments

Two are appearing before Waterford District Court this afternoon.

# water-protest - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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 70,769 Views 0 Comments

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

# water-protest - 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 255 Comments

Do the charges stack up?

# water-protest - 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-protest - 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.”

# water-protest - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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 26,665 Views 90 Comments

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

# water-protest - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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 64,087 Views 185 Comments

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

# water-protest - Friday 19 June, 2015

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 29,934 Views 176 Comments

“It was definitely a contributory circumstance.”

# water-protest - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

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 27,935 Views 216 Comments

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

# water-protest - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

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

Does UCC have something against water protesters?

Apr 29th 2015, 9:23 AM 15,890 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.

# water-protest - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 26,042 Views 272 Comments

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

# water-protest - Saturday 21 February, 2015

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 44,441 Views 347 Comments

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

# water-protest - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

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 66,869 Views 419 Comments

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

# water-protest - Thursday 15 January, 2015

"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 30,424 Views 270 Comments

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

# water-protest - Monday 22 December, 2014

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 21,495 Views 153 Comments

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

# water-protest - Monday 15 December, 2014

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 10,190 Views 98 Comments

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

# water-protest - Saturday 13 December, 2014

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 6,492 Views 8 Comments

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

# water-protest - Thursday 11 December, 2014

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 25,686 Views 273 Comments

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

# water-protest - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water'
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

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

Dec 10th 2014, 11:07 PM 128,472 Views 460 Comments

Tens of thousands of people took part in the latest mass protest against water charges — but there were some violent scenes too, and ‘breakaway’ protesters caused havoc for commuters.

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 35,803 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 31 Views 150 Comments

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

# water-protest - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

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 23 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 32,504 Views 179 Comments

Comedian made the statement in latest YouTube video.

# water-protest - Monday 8 December, 2014

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 29,892 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 14,973 Views 259 Comments

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

# water-protest - Thursday 4 December, 2014

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

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 4th 2014, 12:39 PM 7,239 Views 1 Comment

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

# water-protest - Friday 28 November, 2014

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 15,332 Views 53 Comments

He hasn’t forgotten about us, you know.

# water-protest - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

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 14,389 Views 141 Comments

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

# water-protest - Friday 21 November, 2014

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

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork

Nov 21st 2014, 8:13 AM 7,739 Views 30 Comments

Water protesters will picket the announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

# water-protest - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

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 9,471 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 62,954 Views 217 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 18th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,037 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you wake up.

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 19,908 Views 132 Comments

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

# water-protest - Monday 17 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday
# Beheading
# Beheading

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nov 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 11,586 Views 9 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

# water-protest - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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 116,145 Views 594 Comments

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

# water-protest - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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 41 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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