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#Water Charges

# water-charges - Today’s News

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?’.

# water-charges - Friday 28 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy: It’s quite shocking gardaí are ‘spying’ on water protesters Operation Mizen

Paul Murphy: It’s quite shocking gardaí are ‘spying’ on water protesters

He and his AAA colleagues have written to the Justice Minister.

# water-charges - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water: “People are getting used to the water bill coming in the door” Bills Bills Bills

Irish Water: “People are getting used to the water bill coming in the door”

The utility says it expects more people will pay the second round of bills.

# water-charges - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “I wear my badge with pride.”- What is it like to take calls at Irish Water? Coalface

# water-charges - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fifth mass rally of the “stunningly successful” Right2Water campaign this weekend Water Charges

Fifth mass rally of the “stunningly successful” Right2Water campaign this weekend

Organiser Brendan Ogle says it will be a family-friendly event and is warning if you “can’t control yourself, stay away”.

# water-charges - Thursday 20 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Every time Alan Kelly picks up the phone to a journalist, the Irish Water policy changes’ Leave It Grant

‘Every time Alan Kelly picks up the phone to a journalist, the Irish Water policy changes’

The government – and particularly Alan Kelly – are getting hammered over the latest controversy.

# water-charges - Sunday 16 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the ‘Jobstown 23′ Peaceful Protest

Protest planned outside Tallaght garda station in support of the ‘Jobstown 23′

The activist who is organising the event asked supporters to bring “whistles, blowers, pots and pans, drums”…

# water-charges - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills Ring Ring

Irish Water has started ringing people about their unpaid bills

The utility has confirmed it has begun the process of contacting people about their unpaid water charges.

# water-charges - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy says charges of false imprisonment are “absolutely farcical”. Are they? Jobstown

# water-charges - Thursday 13 August, 2015

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.

# water-charges - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest Jobstown

Over 20 people, including a TD, will be charged in connection with the Jobstown Irish Water protest

Tánaiste Joan Burton was trapped in her car at the protest.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water issues boil water notice in Co Galway after discovery of E. coli Irish Water

Irish Water issues boil water notice in Co Galway after discovery of E. coli

The warning affects 1,334 houses in Ballygar.

# water-charges - Monday 10 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Some businesses to get discount on water charges Not Drinkable

Some businesses to get discount on water charges

The cut in price will range from 5-40%.

# water-charges - Saturday 8 August, 2015

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.”

# water-charges - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Could water charges cost the government over €70 million this year? Irish Water

Could water charges cost the government over €70 million this year?

That’s what Fianna Fáil says, but Alan Kelly’s department doesn’t agree.

# water-charges - Sunday 2 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The latest poll is out – and it’s bad news for Enda Sunday Headache

The latest poll is out – and it’s bad news for Enda

The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.

# water-charges - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is “increasing by the day” – but hasn’t seen registration figures Irish Water

Junior Minister claims Irish Water registration is “increasing by the day” – but hasn’t seen registration figures

Paudie Coffey got into a bit of a row on the radio this morning.

# water-charges - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Water debacle can be solved in five steps Opinion

The Irish Water debacle can be solved in five steps

We need to put conservation, fairness and investment at the heart of our water system.

# water-charges - Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Contentious law allowing water charges to be taken from dole passed by Seanad Irish Water

Contentious law allowing water charges to be taken from dole passed by Seanad

The bill will allow a court to order that water charges – and other debts – can be taken from people’s social welfare or earnings.

# water-charges - Friday 17 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law? Opinion

Do the Social Democrats believe in the rule of law?

There is no future for our democracy in people picking and choosing which laws they obey, writes Labour TD Derek Nolan.

# water-charges - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water denies it’s carrying out ‘surprise’ meter installations to avoid protesters No Siree

Irish Water denies it’s carrying out ‘surprise’ meter installations to avoid protesters

One woman said her driveway was blocked for two hours.

From TheJournal.ie Insults fly as Joan and Mary Lou clash for one last time before the summer hols School's Out

# water-charges - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The government is ‘very happy’ that less than half of Irish Water customers have paid Bills Bills Bills

The government is ‘very happy’ that less than half of Irish Water customers have paid

They said this is broadly in line with what they were expecting…

From TheJournal.ie Has the anti-water charges movement won? State Of The Nation

Has the anti-water charges movement won?

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you boycotting Irish Water? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you boycotting Irish Water?

Do you plan to cough up?

# water-charges - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills Paul Vs Enda

Irish Water will tell us tomorrow how many people have paid their bills

The Taoiseach had a very short reply for Paul Murphy.

# water-charges - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

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…

# water-charges - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD says family subject to ‘vile comments’ after Dáil speech Drink And Wine This post contains videos

Fine Gael TD says family subject to ‘vile comments’ after Dáil speech

Catherine Byrne questioned people “stacking up their trolleys with drink and wine” when they refuse to pay their water charges.

# water-charges - Saturday 4 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ’s water charges coverage Mad As Hell This post contains videos

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ’s water charges coverage

The former minister has previously described the broadcaster as a “recruiting sergeant” for the far left and Sinn Féin.

# water-charges - Friday 3 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD hits out at people ‘stacking up their trolleys with drink’ No Need For It

Fine Gael TD hits out at people ‘stacking up their trolleys with drink’

Catherine Byrne said people in society have a responsibility to pay their way.

# water-charges - Thursday 2 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister? State Of The Nation

Was Brian Cowen a good finance minister?

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

From TheJournal.ie Commissioner called in to Leinster House over garda response to protest Keeping The Peace

Commissioner called in to Leinster House over garda response to protest

Barriers were not put in place to allow politicians and their staff to leave and an Oireachtas committee wants to know why.

# water-charges - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

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 ‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017 Wash Out

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

# water-charges - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people are FINALLY able to drink their tap water again Roscommon

Thousands of people are FINALLY able to drink their tap water again

Alan Kelly says it’s thanks to Irish Water.

# water-charges - Friday 26 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘An absolute scandal’: Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges Irish Water

‘An absolute scandal’: Tenants could face eviction for not paying water charges

Richard Boyd Barrett has said the measure is “draconian”.

# water-charges - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Catherine Murphy claims there have been secret changes to the water charges bill THE NEVERENDING STORY

Catherine Murphy claims there have been secret changes to the water charges bill

…but the government says her comments are “baffling”.

# water-charges - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie If you want your water meter tested, it could cost you an extra €100 Bills Bills Bills

If you want your water meter tested, it could cost you an extra €100

One TD says the situation is “infuriating”.

# water-charges - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bills burned, Greek flags flown as water charge protests return to Dublin We Won't Pay

Bills burned, Greek flags flown as water charge protests return to Dublin

There were a number of Greek flags on display, as protesters used the event to show solidarity with the country.

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