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#Water Protest

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

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

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.

From TheJournal.ie 'Water charges would already be abolished, if we had a functioning democracy' Right2Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie "We think these charges should be dropped" - Paul Murphy defiant after Jobstown hearing Water Charges

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters Public Order Offences

Court orders CCTV footage be handed over to water protesters

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

From TheJournal.ie Six people arrested at anti-water charges protest in Waterford Water Protest

Six people arrested at anti-water charges protest in Waterford

Two are appearing before Waterford District Court this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy has just been served with a summons for false imprisonment Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are "absolutely farcical". Are they? Jobstown
From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests' Leaks

Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'

The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish Water is dead': Hundreds turn out for protest in Alan Kelly's hometown Nenagh

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The power of water protests with no protesters State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

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

From TheJournal.ie Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House Demonstration

Senators abandon cars after protesters shut down street outside Leinster House

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you? Yoursay This post contains a poll

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

“It was definitely a contributory circumstance.”

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton's car blocked by protesters at same-sex marriage event Water Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Does UCC have something against water protesters? Poor Joan

Does UCC have something against water protesters?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters Irish Water

Two ministers blocked from leaving Dublin school by water protesters

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike Water Protest This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Wide condemnation of 'midget parasite' abuse of President Higgins Water Protest

Wide condemnation of 'midget parasite' abuse of President Higgins

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

From TheJournal.ie "40 gardaí and 20 protesters": Claims of heavy-handed policing denied after 8 arrests Water Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Joan on Jobstown: 'When I was in that car I was worried about the parallels with fascism' Water Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services What Do Ya' Reckon?

Irish adults are willing to pay €83 for water services

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

From TheJournal.ie Obesity, Waterford Crystal, and a Massey Ferguson tractor: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Just how many people protested against water charges yesterday? State Of The Nation

Just how many people protested against water charges yesterday?

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

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Tens of thousands turn out in Dublin to demand 'Right2Water' Day Of Action

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Comedian made the statement in latest YouTube video.

From TheJournal.ie Enda has a message for the people who've travelled from Detroit for the water protest 10 December

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be taking part in Wednesday's anti-water charge protest? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds Lunch Fix

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

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

He hasn’t forgotten about us, you know.

From TheJournal.ie Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion Tallaght

Lynn Boylan: Jobstown protest was completely blown out of proportion

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

From TheJournal.ie Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork Jobswatch

Tech company to create 120 jobs in Cork

Water protesters will picket the announcement by Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

From TheJournal.ie Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as 'an attempt to buy time' Right2Water

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

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video Water Protest

Nobody has complained to GSOC about the Gardaí bollard push video

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday Beheading

The 9 at 9: Monday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested over protest that trapped Joan Burton in her car for hours Water Protest

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Is it too late to fix Irish Water? Water Charges

Opinion: Is it too late to fix Irish Water?

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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