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10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco

The whole thing has brought out the wittier side of us all.

THE IRISH WATER controversy is raging on – at this stage, there have been countless protests, demonstrations, and angry words in the Dáil.

But there have also been some wonderful, more creative responses to the water charges. Here are ten of the best.

This very topical ‘RIP water meter installer’ Halloween pumpkin

pumpkin-5 Source: Martina McCarthy


And this amazing water charges-inspired Halloween costume

erhIk25 Source: foleyfresh_

This heavily-annotated Irish Water envelope

zod Source: Zod/Twitter

“Not a real postal address!! All the water in Ireland in one box??”

These lads that used a Times Square billboard to their advantage

watercharges-2 Source: Brian O'Malley/Twitter

This pun-tastic sign in Cork…

…And this one seen in Dublin

This snarky letter to the Irish Times

waterchargersletter Source: Seán Ó hArgáin

This water meter ‘for sale’ on DoneDeal


This ‘charity appeal’ parody video

Source: Facts./YouTube

And this crafty sign from a younger protester

Anti Water Charges Campaigns Protests Source: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

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