# water-charges - Today’s News
They were mostly peaceful and good-natured as the conference continued inside. A demonstration is also taking place in Dublin.
It’s just over a year since we were writing articles wondering ‘why don’t the Irish protest?’.
# water-charges - Thursday 26 February, 2015
‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’
# water-charges - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Jan O’Sullivan and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin were delayed for about 40 minutes.
New water legislation is being planned, and landlords are concerned the Government is pressing ahead with plans to take unpaid bills from rental deposits.
# water-charges - Tuesday 24 February, 2015
The Taoiseach also said the protesters jailed last week wanted to be in contempt of court.
Is it time for them to end – or are they absolutely necessary?
# water-charges - Monday 23 February, 2015
The protesters entered the chamber, resulting in tonight’s meeting being suspended.
Two of the men have been on hunger strike since Friday and said they will begin refusing liquids from today.
# water-charges - Saturday 21 February, 2015
Plus: How long were the water charge protesters jailed for?
Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.
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.
# water-charges - Friday 20 February, 2015
Murphy said that Jobstown was a “messy” protest.
Margaretta D’Arcy says she’ll campaign for the release of the Dublin Says No protesters. She hasn’t been asked for tea in the Áras recently, she added.
TheJournal.ie asked the Sinn Féin president to explain his party’s much-debated policy.
# water-charges - Thursday 19 February, 2015
Five people will serve between 28 and 56 days.
In the main, prices are down by 0.6% compared to last year.
Here’s what the semi-state’s head of communications had to say about possible measures, should bills go unpaid.
# water-charges - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
Drug dealing in Dublin has been described as “absolutely horrendous”
The Taoiseach says he does not feel extra personal security is necessary.
A lot of people weren’t clear what this month’s ‘registration deadline’ meant for householders… Got a question you need answered?
# water-charges - Sunday 15 February, 2015
How much would it cost to scrap water charges?
# water-charges - Saturday 14 February, 2015
Socialist TD Joe Higgins said the number of gardaí turning up for the arrests was a clear waste of the force’s resources.
# water-charges - Thursday 12 February, 2015
There were extremely heated scenes in the Dáil during the discussion about Jobstown.
A protest against the Jobstown arrests took place outside the Department of Justice this evening.
Right2Water says it wants a large turnout.
There were fewer than 10 people and no arrests.
# water-charges - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
“I urge you Irish people not to be afraid”.
# water-charges - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Gardaí were at the scene in Fingal last night.
# water-charges - Monday 9 February, 2015
Don’t let it flow, don’t let it flooooow.
# water-charges - Thursday 5 February, 2015
Representatives from the Environment Department were questioned by the committee today.
There was widespread confusion about whether those who did not register by the Monday midnight deadline would qualify for the water conservation grant.
# water-charges - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
It’s not the first time the Charleville Lodge Hotel has done something controversial. Remember when they told Garth Brooks fans to ‘get a life’?
# water-charges - Tuesday 3 February, 2015
A large proportion of tenants aren’t planning to pay the charge, Fintan McNamara of the Residential Landlords Association said.
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# water-charges - Sunday 1 February, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny confirmed today that those who do not register will not have their water cut off.
The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.
Tomorrow is the last chance to do so on time.
# water-charges - Friday 30 January, 2015
# water-charges - Thursday 29 January, 2015
More staff will be needed to manage the household payment, Joan Burton’s department has said.