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# 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.

# water-charges - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water STILL won’t tell us how many people have paid their bills Confidential

Irish Water STILL won’t tell us how many people have paid their bills

The AAA TD has been thwarted in his latest attempt to uncover payment rates.

# water-charges - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here’s how it will pay for it: Sprung A Leak

Right2Water wants to scrap water charges and hike spending by €9.4bn. Here’s how it will pay for it:

They’ve put together a shopping list of demands for any new government.

# water-charges - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan needs new computers for the water grant… €630k more Irish Water

Joan needs new computers for the water grant… €630k more

Giving out money doesn’t come cheap.

# water-charges - Thursday 11 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why won’t Irish Water tell us how many people have paid their bills? Explainer

Why won’t Irish Water tell us how many people have paid their bills?

AAA TD Paul Murphy has been frustrated in his efforts to uncover payment levels.

# water-charges - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Have you paid your water charges bill? Paul Murphy thinks most people haven’t… Toddle Along This post contains a poll

Have you paid your water charges bill? Paul Murphy thinks most people haven’t…

The AAA TD has accused the government of “hiding” the figures.

# water-charges - Sunday 7 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie We asked Lucinda why she didn’t resign her Dáil seat… Re-Who-a? This post contains videos

We asked Lucinda why she didn’t resign her Dáil seat…

The leader of the country’s newest party gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.

# water-charges - Saturday 30 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What’s the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges? Water You Going To Do? This post contains videos

What’s the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

We asked the party’s environment spokesperson Barry Cowen to outline his policy this week.

From TheJournal.ie Would you vote for a Right2Water party? This is what their policies would be On The Issues

# water-charges - Friday 29 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves Hipster Please

A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves

The ultimate hipster conquest.

# water-charges - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water thinks it’s better you don’t know how many bills have been paid Water Charges

Irish Water thinks it’s better you don’t know how many bills have been paid

Anti-austerity TD Paul Murphy has been thwarted in his efforts to find out how many bills have been paid.

# water-charges - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Cork’s deputy mayor ‘snubbed’ water charge petition with 15,000 signatures Anti-water Charges

Cork’s deputy mayor ‘snubbed’ water charge petition with 15,000 signatures

“It’s a gross insult to people, whether someone agrees with you or not they should take your petition.”

# water-charges - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Car flips over in rush hour crash in Dublin Pics

Car flips over in rush hour crash in Dublin

No one was injured in the incident, gardaí said.

# water-charges - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Irish Water “all over the place” with security deposit advice

Landlords say they’re being told different things, depending on who they get on the phone.

# water-charges - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often? State Of The Nation

Why are Dáil suspensions happening so often?

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

# water-charges - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water is refusing to say how many people have paid their bills Keeping Schtum

Irish Water is refusing to say how many people have paid their bills

The utility has outlined a number of reasons why it won’t release the figures at this stage.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil suspended TWICE after Enda Kenny tells Socialist TDs ‘where to go’ Not Again This post contains videos

Dáil suspended TWICE after Enda Kenny tells Socialist TDs ‘where to go’

Róisín Shortall took great exception to the remark.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV – and talked about his same-sex marriage ‘journey’ Raspberry Jam For All This post contains videos

Enda Kenny buttered scones on TV – and talked about his same-sex marriage ‘journey’

The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.

# water-charges - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given “every opportunity” – Minister Bills Bills Bills

Water charges will be taken from wages after people are given “every opportunity” – Minister

Minister of State Gerald Nash said the government discussed the proposals this week.

# water-charges - Saturday 9 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Taoiseach didn’t receive a warm welcome in Sligo today Sligo

The Taoiseach didn’t receive a warm welcome in Sligo today

Dozens of people protested at a statue unveiling attended by Enda Kenny.

# water-charges - Thursday 7 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two protesters injured after allegedly being struck by Irish Water vehicles Leopardstown

Two protesters injured after allegedly being struck by Irish Water vehicles

The two incidents both happened in the Glencairn area of Leopardstown.

From TheJournal.ie Public servants could be in for €800 windfall State Of The Nation

Public servants could be in for €800 windfall

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

From TheJournal.ie Landlords could TRIPLE deposits in response to Irish Water billing move Outrageous

Landlords could TRIPLE deposits in response to Irish Water billing move

The government wants landlords to withhold deposits until proof of payment to Irish Water is provided.

# water-charges - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water charges will be taken from people’s wages or dole State Of The Nation

Water charges will be taken from people’s wages or dole

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

# water-charges - Friday 1 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called ‘homophobe b***ards’ My Bad

# water-charges - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Can politicians harness the power of the water movement? Coverging

Can politicians harness the power of the water movement?

They’re giving it a try.

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 It would cost €900 million to abolish Irish Water… Costly

It would cost €900 million to abolish Irish Water…

… according to Brendan Howlin.

# water-charges - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Reward for garda’s name and address offered on anti-water charges site Wanted

Reward for garda’s name and address offered on anti-water charges site

Garda representatives have said there is a “sinister element” to some of the protests and their members need better protection.

# water-charges - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: Enda thinks fist-pumps solve problems … but Gerry is even worse Shots Fired This post contains videos

Micheál Martin: Enda thinks fist-pumps solve problems … but Gerry is even worse

In a popular move, the Fianna Fáil leader also wants to abolish Irish Water.

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