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Dublin: 14 °C Sunday 24 May, 2015

#Water Charges

# 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.

# water-charges - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A Minister for Dublin and scrapping water charges – How the country might change under Fianna Fáil Return To Power

A Minister for Dublin and scrapping water charges – How the country might change under Fianna Fáil

The party’s members will be voting on policy ideas at the Ard Fheis this weekend.

# water-charges - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why aren’t the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore. Right2Water

Why aren’t the Irish protesting? A question that was being asked a few years ago. Not anymore.

A new academic report into the water charge movement was launched today.

From The Daily Edge Joan Collins (actress) forced to confirm she’s not Joan Collins (arrested Dublin politician) Water Mix Up

# water-charges - Monday 20 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# water-charges - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water sends bill to man who died 11 years ago Not Again

Irish Water sends bill to man who died 11 years ago

The man’s former partner said she was “very, very hurt” by the incident.

# water-charges - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Massive turn-out for ‘Bin your Bills’ protest in Dublin To The Streets

PICS: Massive turn-out for ‘Bin your Bills’ protest in Dublin

People have been advised to expect traffic and travel disruption.

# water-charges - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Minister called “scumbag b***h” by anti-water charge protesters Online Abuse

Minister called “scumbag b***h” by anti-water charge protesters

Ruth Coppinger has said the comments ‘do no favours’ to the anti-austerity movement.

From TheJournal.ie Enda and Joan look beyond water … to getting your vote State Of The Nation

Enda and Joan look beyond water … to getting your vote

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

# water-charges - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why this TD uses military metaphors and might nationalise Dunnes The Revolution Will Be Televised This post contains videos

Why this TD uses military metaphors and might nationalise Dunnes

Here’s what we learned from our extensive interview with anti-austerity TD Ruth Coppinger this week.

# water-charges - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What is the Socialist alternative to Irish Water and water charges? The Left Way This post contains videos

What is the Socialist alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

We asked Ruth Coppinger to outline what the Socialists would do if they abolished Irish Water and water charges.

# water-charges - Friday 10 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ head of news denies they are a “recruiting sergeant” for water protests No Sergeant

RTÉ head of news denies they are a “recruiting sergeant” for water protests

“I don’t know if it’s damaging for RTÉ, people have to draw their own conclusions on that.”

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger wouldn’t have called Joan Burton the C-word Jobstown This post contains videos

Ruth Coppinger wouldn’t have called Joan Burton the C-word

The Socialist.AAA TD insists that controversial protest in Jobstown last year was “generally peaceful”.

# water-charges - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn’t be enough bills to bin at his ‘Bin your Bills’ protest Irish Water

Paul Murphy was a bit concerned there wouldn’t be enough bills to bin at his ‘Bin your Bills’ protest

The Anti Austerity Alliance has launched a “counter-offensive” against Irish Water, outside the beleaguered utility’s HQ.

From TheJournal.ie Expect leaflets coming through your door asking you not to pay water charges We Won't Pay

Expect leaflets coming through your door asking you not to pay water charges

There’s a national campaign on the way.

# water-charges - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What would happen if Sinn Féin scraps Irish Water and water charges? Shinnernomics This post contains videos

What would happen if Sinn Féin scraps Irish Water and water charges?

Here’s what we know about the Sinn Féin alternative to Irish Water…

From TheJournal.ie AAA sends legal letter to Sinn Féin amid anti-water charge infighting in Limerick Counter Protests

AAA sends legal letter to Sinn Féin amid anti-water charge infighting in Limerick

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has accused a Sinn Féin councillor of “scurrilous lies”.

From TheJournal.ie This would be the first act of a Sinn Féin government Thinking Ahead

This would be the first act of a Sinn Féin government

Sinn Féin has published a bill to abolish water charges today.

From TheJournal.ie Has your first Irish Water bill arrived in the door today? Bills Bills Bills This post contains a poll

Has your first Irish Water bill arrived in the door today?

They’re due to start arriving through letterboxes today.

# water-charges - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water says it’s expecting ‘challenges’ as the first bills are sent out Are You Ready?

Irish Water says it’s expecting ‘challenges’ as the first bills are sent out

The first quarterly bills will land tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country’ Opinion

‘I have never felt so strongly wronged by those who represent our country’

Here I am, feeling like a second-class citizen in my own country, crying over a water meter. Do the politicians I voted for even care?

# water-charges - Saturday 4 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water has been placed (temporarily) on the government’s balance sheet On The Books

Irish Water has been placed (temporarily) on the government’s balance sheet

To meet the Eurostat test, the utility must cover half of its operating costs from income received from customers.

# water-charges - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The curious case of Enda Kenny and the man with two pints in his hand Who Is This Man?

The curious case of Enda Kenny and the man with two pints in his hand

The Taoiseach meets a lot of people.

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