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# water-charges - Saturday 6 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is Alan Kelly right to say 80% of people are paying for water? GE16 Fact Check

FactCheck: Is Alan Kelly right to say 80% of people are paying for water?

TheJournal.ie’s GE16 FactCheck has tested an eye-catching claim by the Minister for the Environment.

# water-charges - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Staff ‘unable to enter or leave’ Irish Water HQ for four hours during protest Lockdown

Staff ‘unable to enter or leave’ Irish Water HQ for four hours during protest

Irish Water boss John Tierney warned staff not to engage with demonstrators outside its offices during a protest last year.

# water-charges - Monday 25 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie If you get an email like this from Irish Water, delete it immediately Phishing

If you get an email like this from Irish Water, delete it immediately

A number of people have been sent emails which appear to come from the company.

# water-charges - Saturday 23 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today Water Charges

Pictures: Anti-water charge protests have been taking place all over the country today

The organisers of the protests claim that 20,000 people took part in the demonstration earlier in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are water charges an election issue for you? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are water charges an election issue for you?

A day of protest is happening today.

From TheJournal.ie Day of action: Everything you need to know about today’s Right2Water protests To The Streets

Day of action: Everything you need to know about today’s Right2Water protests

From Cork to Cavan – there’s demonstrations planned right across Ireland.

# water-charges - Friday 22 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial Water Charges

Paul Murphy remanded on bail ahead of Jobstown trial

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD has been accused of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# water-charges - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin unveils election billboard about water charges Irish Water

Sinn Féin unveils election billboard about water charges

Mary Lou McDonald says Sinn Féin won’t prop up a Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil-led coalition.

# water-charges - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon Analysis

How two Labour ministers turned death threats into a political weapon

Now one TD says they owe “hundreds of thousands of people” an apology.

# water-charges - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Delusional’ Alan Kelly claims water charges have gone off the agenda Haven't Gone Away

# water-charges - Monday 4 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Renua’s policy on Irish Water is a little murky Watery

Renua’s policy on Irish Water is a little murky

The party’s manifesto has no details on how it would “dismantle” Irish Water.

From TheJournal.ie Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”

# water-charges - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015 Pics Of The Year

The 32 photographs that took our breath away in 2015

From Paris to Tunisia, from the marriage referendum to the migrant crisis, here are all of the best photos of this year.

From TheJournal.ie The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015 Over To You

The 10 most popular comments on TheJournal.ie in 2015

From Bill O’Herlihy to Graham Dwyer, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from readers this year.

# water-charges - Saturday 26 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Did you apply for your €100 water grant? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you apply for your €100 water grant?

A lot of people haven’t, according to figures published this morning.

# water-charges - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Another national day of protest planned for January Water Charges

Another national day of protest planned for January

Brendan Ogle said the water charges debate hasn’t gone away.

# water-charges - Monday 14 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy: “We could be looking at months or even years in prison” Water Charges

Paul Murphy: “We could be looking at months or even years in prison”

He was one of a group of people before the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin this afternoon.

# water-charges - Monday 16 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill Forced To Pay

This is why Paul Murphy paid his €1,150 property tax bill

The AAA TD said the “mass boycott” of the property tax is over.

# water-charges - Monday 2 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protesters support Paul Murphy and 33 others facing charges over Jobstown rally Water Charges

Protesters support Paul Murphy and 33 others facing charges over Jobstown rally

The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD was issued with a court summons in connection with last year’s anti-water charges protest in Jobstown.

# water-charges - Monday 19 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Heard about the ‘bizarre’ water charges protest outside a Sinn Féin TD’s office? On The Same Side?
From TheJournal.ie “Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone” – Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations Pricey

“Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone” – Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations

The Anti Austerity Alliance say that just-released cabinet papers show the current government is merely following a blueprint laid out by its predecessors.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know this Monday morning.

# water-charges - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin Not Fit To Drink

Water contamination risk removed for 220,000 people in Dublin

The number of people living with boil water notices is at an all-time low, but 16 areas are still affected.

# water-charges - Monday 12 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water? SocDems

Could it really cost just €13 million to abolish Irish Water?

The Social Democrats made the claim while launching their pre-budget submission this morning.

# water-charges - Sunday 11 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It’s exactly one year since an ‘explosion of anger’ changed Irish politics Right2Water This post contains videos

It’s exactly one year since an ‘explosion of anger’ changed Irish politics

On 11 October 2014, tens of thousands marched against water charges in Dublin and Paul Murphy was elected to the Dáil.

# water-charges - Friday 9 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year Operation Mizen

188 arrests at Irish Water protests in the last year

Mostly for public order offences.

# water-charges - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs Water Charges

Irish Water to cut 1,200 jobs

The company is looking to save €1.1 billion.

# water-charges - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will water charges be a major election issue?

Believe it or not, it’s almost a year since the first major demo against water charges in Dublin.

# water-charges - Thursday 1 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This man doesn’t care that Sinn Féin ‘scares the bejaysus’ out of some people Shinnernomics This post contains videos

This man doesn’t care that Sinn Féin ‘scares the bejaysus’ out of some people

Sinn Féin finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty dropped by to give us the Sinn Féin alternative.

# water-charges - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed The Latest

This is how many meters Irish Water has now installed

New figures were revealed to TDs and Senators today.

# water-charges - Saturday 19 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters Backlash

Crowds turn out for Dublin march in support of Jobstown protesters

The rally was organised in support of protesters charged with falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton.

# water-charges - Friday 18 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest Court

Another TD is being brought to court over a water protest

Joan Collins is due to appear before court on the same day as Paul Murphy.

# water-charges - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

That massive row over “at risk” pay at Irish Water is coming to an end

Staff were told last year they not be paid any performance-related pay for 2013 or 2014.

# water-charges - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning Answer The Question

Joan Burton had a go at RTÉ live on air this morning

The Tánaiste also said she trusts the Irish people to use the water grant for what it was intended for.

# water-charges - Monday 14 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills Water Charges This post contains a poll

Irish Water says more than half of households now paying bills

Paul Murphy TD said the anti-water charges movement is still looking good.

# water-charges - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission Water Charges

Irish Water registered this Donegal councillor without his permission

Micheál Mac Giolla Easbuig only became aware of the error when he received a letter telling him he could get the €100 water conservation grant.

# water-charges - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges? Reverse Ferret

Is Sinn Féin now in favour of water charges?

Fine Gael says a vote in the European Parliament means Sinn Féin is now in favour of water charges, but the reality is somewhat different.

# water-charges - Monday 31 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband’s water usage Devastated

Irish Water issues bill to woman for dead husband’s water usage

The woman was “devastated” by the experience.

From TheJournal.ie “Evidence is mounting up” – TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing Paul Murphy

“Evidence is mounting up” – TD says fundraising ban is another example of political policing

Paul Murphy isn’t being allowed conduct collections in Tallaght.

# water-charges - Saturday 29 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The story of ‘NO’ … 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement Charge This

The story of ‘NO’ … 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

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