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#Water protests

# water-protests - Friday 22 September, 2017

Joan Burton breaks silence after trial: 'I have friends who live in Jobstown'

“I found the atmosphere in the courts intimidating,” the former Tánaiste said during a lengthy interview today.

# water-protests - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

A new poll, thousands protest and gardaí receive FBI training on online child abuse…

# water-protests - Monday 25 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This bold teen is going viral for yelling at water protesters to 'pay their bills' Get A Job

This bold teen is going viral for yelling at water protesters to 'pay their bills'

“This video was a joke”, he wrote on Facebook.

# water-protests - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Pictures: Water protesters clash with gardaí at Joan Burton food bank event

More trouble at an event attended by the Tánaiste today.

# water-protests - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'We're not going away': Crowds brave awful weather to keep water charges issue live

Dublin’s O’Connell Street was the venue.

# water-protests - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

It's been two weeks since reports of Jobstown charges

It’s been exactly two weeks since RTÉ’s report of expected criminal charges.

# water-protests - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

These are the 20 Dublin homes with the most lead in their drinking water

There’s some familiar addresses related to water protests.

# water-protests - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

# water-protests - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Why aren't the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.

A new academic report into the water charge movement was launched today.

# water-protests - Monday 20 April, 2015

"I was simply standing on a public footpath" - Joan Collins TD arrested at Dublin protest

The United Left TD was arrested along with Cllr Pat Dunne.

# water-protests - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Meter installers are being offered counselling ... but Irish Water say they're not paying for it

“We’re civil engineers and not trained to deal with this, getting physical and mental abuse is not something we ever envisaged.”

# water-protests - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Woman left bloodied after gardaí attempt to move anti-water charge protesters

The woman was sitting in a doorway at Fingal County Council last night.

# water-protests - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite' Making An Entrance This post contains videos

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of 'traitor' and 'parasite'

Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.

# water-protests - Sunday 22 March, 2015

"Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast"

Ruth Coppinger was speaking after yesterday’s impressive protest turnout.

# water-protests - Saturday 21 March, 2015

In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest 'Right2Water' rally

Dublin’s O’Connell street was packed.

# water-protests - Friday 20 March, 2015

Businesses aren't AT ALL happy about tomorrow's O'Connell Street protest

They’re calling for the rally to be moved to Merrion Square.

# water-protests - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Senator told her head would be ripped off and shoved 'where the sun don't shine'

Lorraine Higgins said she believes the threat was a direct result of comments she made about jailed water protesters on Prime Time.

# water-protests - Monday 9 March, 2015

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber

The People’s Convention are in a row with the council over posters. One member of the group wouldn’t leave this evening, and the meeting was cancelled.

# water-protests - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

Amid "fascist" claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released

A motion was passed by 27 votes to 22.

# water-protests - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Dublin councillors won't have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

# water-protests - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are "terrifying young families"

The Taoiseach also said the protesters jailed last week wanted to be in contempt of court.

Fine Gael TD speaks to gardaí after woman alleges 'hit-and-run' at protest

Organisers of the protest deny intimidation outside the deputy’s home.

# water-protests - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Irish Water on those 'masked men' filming at meter protest sites

A Dáil question on whether workers for the beleaguered semi-state were allowed obscure their faces was disallowed by the Ceann Comhairle earlier this month.

Get ready for a month of sustained water protests --- starting today in Dublin (and in Enda's home town)

Analysis: The jailing of protesters will provide a focal point for campaigners. From here till Paddy’s Day (and beyond) there’ll be no escaping the issue.

# water-protests - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

'Kids are selling drugs because gardaí are busy at water protests'

Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”

# water-protests - Monday 16 February, 2015

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line' Jobstown This post contains videos

'People like to see their TDs having good manners and some of them have crossed the line'

Independent TD Finian McGrath explains why support for independent and smaller parties has fallen.

Protester told meter installer "I'll put you on your back", court told

Six of the seven were in court today.

# water-protests - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Russell Brand feels so strongly about the Jobstown arrests he can't even keep his towel on

Russell has a few (more) things to say about water charges.

# water-protests - Sunday 1 February, 2015

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water? Deadline Day This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you registered with Irish Water?

Tomorrow is the last chance to do so on time.

# water-protests - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Man who called the President "midget parasite" is main organiser of mass anti-charges rally

The Dublin Says No activist said he wouldn’t be backing down or apologising for the comments, when contacted by

# water-protests - Monday 12 January, 2015

'It's wrong that Irish Water won't reveal how much it's paying for security' - Fianna Fáil

The company said revealing this information could result in higher costs which would have to be passed on to consumers.

# water-protests - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Our top 10 most shared articles on Facebook in 2014

And the most popular ones on Twitter too.

# water-protests - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill

The President had a swift response for some of them (and it wasn’t a complete ‘no’.)

# water-protests - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Anti-water charge protests in Dublin and Donegal

It’s reported the 300 attended the protest in Donegal while 200 came out for the Dublin demonstration.

# water-protests - Friday 12 December, 2014

Irish Water: No rules were broken when GMC Sierra won metering contract

TD Catherine Murphy has raised the issue in the Dáil on numerous occasions.

# water-protests - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Gardaí investigating claims water protester was assaulted

Mick Mooney says he was targeted because of his political stance.

Poll: Could you afford to pay €3 a week? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Could you afford to pay €3 a week?

Leo Varadkar yesterday criticised protesters taking to the street over water charges.

# water-protests - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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

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.

Switzerland to Venezuela: How the world sees today's water protests

“The largest social movement in the country since 2008.”

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