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Dublin: 4 °C Friday 27 March, 2015

#Water Charges

# water-charges - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie ‘Vote for Alan Kelly or you’ll get a wedgie’ – Paul Murphy won’t let Simpsons reference go… Nelson Muntz

# water-charges - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Pat Rabbitte launches scathing attack on RTÉ’s coverage of water charges Pied Pipers Of The Aaa

Pat Rabbitte launches scathing attack on RTÉ’s coverage of water charges

The Labour TD is VERY unimpressed, but the broadcaster has refuted his claims.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of ‘traitor’ and ‘parasite’ Making An Entrance This post contains videos

Gardaí keep protesters from Taoiseach amid shouts of ‘traitor’ and ‘parasite’

Enda Kenny was arriving at Yahoo’s new €11m offices in Dublin.

The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down

And the political situation is settling too, apparently.

# water-charges - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We now have a ‘drop dead date’ for Irish Water registration Finally This post contains videos

We now have a ‘drop dead date’ for Irish Water registration

Meanwhile, proposals to deduct unpaid water charges from income are being slammed.

From TheJournal.ie Labour TD calls Gerry Adams ‘a sponger’ for not paying water charges FIIIIIIIGHT
From TheJournal.ie Drinking water in 8,500 south Dublin homes may be contaminated by lead Irish Water

Drinking water in 8,500 south Dublin homes may be contaminated by lead

It could have serious health implications for residents.

From TheJournal.ie Are Enda and Joan facing another water charges mess? State Of The Nation

Are Enda and Joan facing another water charges mess?

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

# water-charges - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Plan to take water charges from wages a ‘bullying’ tactic – Murphy Won't Pay

Plan to take water charges from wages a ‘bullying’ tactic – Murphy

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

# water-charges - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast” Water Protests

“Massive non-payment of this charge is vital if we want to stop this beast”

Ruth Coppinger was speaking after yesterday’s impressive protest turnout.

# water-charges - Saturday 21 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest ‘Right2Water’ rally Live Issue

In pics and videos: Huge turnout for latest ‘Right2Water’ rally

Dublin’s O’Connell street was packed.

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

It’s just over a year since TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

# water-charges - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “An outrage”: Limerick Council gives tenants’ information to Irish Water Data Protection

# water-charges - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anti-water charge float banned from Limerick parade Sidelined

Anti-water charge float banned from Limerick parade

The Anti-Austerity Alliance support the We Won’t Pay group.

# water-charges - Sunday 15 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Claims against Sinn Féin, Ireland out of Cricket World Cup and #pcgonemad.

From TheJournal.ie REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago Memo

REVEALED: How Labour considered water charges, meters and an ‘ESB for water’… five years ago

Labour was vehemently opposed to water charges in opposition, but we’ve seen a document which shows how senior party figures considered water charges in 2010.

# water-charges - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin needs another 200 swimming pools-worth of water PER DAY New Source

Dublin needs another 200 swimming pools-worth of water PER DAY

The beleaguered utility is planning a new water source for the Eastern and Midlands Region.

# water-charges - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber Cork

Council meeting called off AGAIN as protester refuses to leave chamber

The People’s Convention are in a row with the council over posters. One member of the group wouldn’t leave this evening, and the meeting was cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why the water protesters were freed from prison… Explainer

Here’s why the water protesters were freed from prison…

Their lawyers appealed on the basis of problems with a ‘committal warrant’. But what was the basis of the argument?

From TheJournal.ie Four ‘Dublin Says No’ anti-water charges protesters released from prison They're Out

Four ‘Dublin Says No’ anti-water charges protesters released from prison

The President of the High Court ordered their release due to problems with the committal warrant ordering their detention.

# water-charges - Sunday 8 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste Bog Standard

Row between Irish Water and meter installers could be settled in court, says Tánaiste

Firms contracted to install the meters on behalf of the beleaguered semi-state have submitted a raft of claims seeking extra cash.

# water-charges - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Heavy garda presence as water protesters march on RTÉ Dublin 4 Says No

Heavy garda presence as water protesters march on RTÉ

A number of campaigners have accused the national broadcaster of bias against the protest movement in recent months.

# water-charges - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amid “fascist” claims, Dublin City Council wants jailed water protesters released Free The Four

# water-charges - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference Water Charges This post contains videos

‘Hide your phone, here comes Joan’: A few hundred protesters are outside the Labour conference

They were mostly peaceful and good-natured as the conference continued inside. A demonstration is also taking place in Dublin.

# water-charges - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors won’t have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets No Rules To Be Broken

Dublin councillors won’t have to foot €6,000 bill for printing anti-water charge leaflets

‘People Before Profit condemns the misuse of public monies.’

# water-charges - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 Irish Water asking landlords for their tenants’ contact details Piggy In The Middle

Irish Water asking landlords for their tenants’ contact details

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are “terrifying young families” Warning

Enda Kenny: Some water protesters are “terrifying young families”

The Taoiseach also said the protesters jailed last week wanted to be in contempt of court.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we still need anti-water charge protests? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we still need anti-water charge protests?

Is it time for them to end – or are they absolutely necessary?

# water-charges - Monday 23 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting Called Off

Gardaí called to Cork City Council after water protesters storm meeting

The protesters entered the chamber, resulting in tonight’s meeting being suspended.

From TheJournal.ie Prison service says water charge protesters are not ‘on complete lock down’ Wheatfield Prison

Prison service says water charge protesters are not ‘on complete lock down’

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

From TheJournal.ie Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers

Plus: How long were the water charge protesters jailed for?

From TheJournal.ie Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference – and a journalist was asked to leave Water Charges This post contains videos

Some protesters gathered outside the Fine Gael conference – and a journalist was asked to leave

Around 170 people have turned up outside the Royal Theatre in Castlebar.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water on those ‘masked men’ filming at meter protest sites Who's Watching?

Irish Water on those ‘masked men’ filming at meter protest sites

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

From TheJournal.ie “The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box” – Paul Murphy Jobstown

“The establishment is scared and wants people to get back in their box” – Paul Murphy

Murphy said that Jobstown was a “messy” protest.

From TheJournal.ie Sabina’s friend has no problem supporting man who called Michael D ‘midget’ Margaretta Says No

Sabina’s friend has no problem supporting man who called Michael D ‘midget’

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.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Gerry Adams explain how Sinn Féin could afford to scrap water charges How It's Done

Watch Gerry Adams explain how Sinn Féin could afford to scrap water charges

TheJournal.ie asked the Sinn Féin president to explain his party’s much-debated policy.

# water-charges - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four water charge protesters are going to jail Verdict

Four water charge protesters are going to jail

Five people will serve between 28 and 56 days.

Water charges push up inflation rate, overall though it’s good news

In the main, prices are down by 0.6% compared to last year.

From TheJournal.ie Will Irish Water be hiring debt collectors? Not Paying

Will Irish Water be hiring debt collectors?

Here’s what the semi-state’s head of communications had to say about possible measures, should bills go unpaid.

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