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#Water Charges

# water-charges - Today’s News


# water-charges - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of women turn out for ANOTHER Garda Station vigil Silent And Sombre

Hundreds of women turn out for ANOTHER Garda Station vigil

200 women attended a similar event outside Coolock Garda Station on Dublin’s northside earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Water meter installer ‘had rifle pointed at him’ Clarecastle

Water meter installer ‘had rifle pointed at him’

The incident took place in Clarecastle, Co Clare, this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The Troika have come and gone (again) and they’re happy(ish) but won’t talk about water Boys Are Back
From TheJournal.ie SIPTU still won’t say if they’ll join water charge protests Wait And See

SIPTU still won’t say if they’ll join water charge protests

It depends on what emerges from talks with other unions, they say.

From TheJournal.ie Videos: Enda Kenny got a fierce noisy reception from protesters in Cork today Rebel County This post contains videos

Videos: Enda Kenny got a fierce noisy reception from protesters in Cork today

Anti-water charge protesters greeted the Taoiseach at a jobs announcement in Blackpool earlier.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD withdraws comments comparing some water protesters to ISIS Regret

Fine Gael TD withdraws comments comparing some water protesters to ISIS

Noel Coonan has also said that he has received a death threat in the wake of his comments.

From TheJournal.ie Is the water you’re paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you… Water Supply

Is the water you’re paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you…

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# water-charges - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday Newsfix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Ministers began the ‘big sell’ of Irish Water, Joan made a report to Gardaí about Jobstown, the Newlands Cross flyover opened … but lingering fog meant no-one could see it.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TD says Dublin protesters ‘act like parasites and live off country people’ ISIS Situation This post contains videos

Fine Gael TD says Dublin protesters ‘act like parasites and live off country people’

Noel Coonan also warned of an ‘ISIS situation’ developing if violent protests continue.

From TheJournal.ie The Dáil has just voted to back the government’s new water charges scheme Water Charges
From TheJournal.ie Council tenants could have water charges taken from their rent by local authorities I'm All Arr-ears

Council tenants could have water charges taken from their rent by local authorities

One TD says it means councils will be “doing the dirty work” of Irish Water.

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From TheJournal.ie Cork hotel ‘gave into mob rule’ by cancelling Fine Gael event – MEP Water Protests

Cork hotel ‘gave into mob rule’ by cancelling Fine Gael event – MEP

Deirdre Clune said she was “outraged” by the decision.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly: Phil Hogan ‘could have done better’ when setting up Irish Water Grasping The Nettle

Alan Kelly: Phil Hogan ‘could have done better’ when setting up Irish Water

The Environment Minister also said that he doesn’t want to see people end up in jail for not paying water charges.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I was concerned if the car doors opened what would happen next’ – Joan Burton Tea With Trotsky

‘I was concerned if the car doors opened what would happen next’ – Joan Burton

The Tánaiste and Mary Lou McDonald had another argument today, but this one didn’t lead to a four-hour sit-in.

From TheJournal.ie How safe is the government after its water charges u-turn? Treading Water

How safe is the government after its water charges u-turn?

Analysis: Yesterday was all about providing “clarity and certainty”. But will it be enough to save the coalition?

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: What do people make of the new water charges package? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: What do people make of the new water charges package?

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

From TheJournal.ie Some customers will actually MAKE money from the new water charges scheme Make Money Money
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you pay your water charges? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you pay your water charges?

Now we finally know how much it will cost, will you pay?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Catch up as you wake up.

# water-charges - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday Newsfix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

We all know who should be paying what — but opposition to water charges shows no sign of going away. Elsewhere, New York is suffering a big freeze, and Love/Hate’s going on a European holiday.

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: Here’s how much you’ll be paying for water – and what happens if you don’t Finally

Confirmed: Here’s how much you’ll be paying for water – and what happens if you don’t

Environment Minister Alan Kelly has outlined changes to the water charges regime in the Dáil this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Why last night’s Garda Station vigil was so startling … and why we can expect more like it Silent And Sombre

Why last night’s Garda Station vigil was so startling … and why we can expect more like it

The grassroots event was organised at short-notice via social media. After ‘Jobstown’, it’s a massive PR win for the Right2Water campaign, even though top organisers had nothing to do with it…

From TheJournal.ie The Dáil was suspended for 45 minutes after Alan Kelly went to a press conference Water Charges
From TheJournal.ie LIVE: Watch the government’s new water charges announcement Let's Try This Again
From TheJournal.ie Does Paul Murphy think he’s too posh to represent working people? Champagne Socialist This post contains videos

Does Paul Murphy think he’s too posh to represent working people?

The Socialist TD’s background has come under scrutiny in the wake of his involvement in the Jobstown protest last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Like Del Boy trying to sell discounted goods’: Socialist TDs are not impressed by water charge concessions No Deal

‘Like Del Boy trying to sell discounted goods’: Socialist TDs are not impressed by water charge concessions

Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the Government will “wait and see” if the public accepts the new water charges package.

From Business ETC ‘Relentlessly rainy Ireland’: How water charges anger is reported abroad Media
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: It’s D-Day for water charges Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: It’s D-Day for water charges

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

# water-charges - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Again? Irish Water sends customer’s private details to the wrong person Drip Drip Drip

Again? Irish Water sends customer’s private details to the wrong person Exclusive

“If I’d made half the mistakes they made today, I’d lose my business…”

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water workers want their bonuses back Not Fair

Irish Water workers want their bonuses back

Staff at the semi-state body were told this afternoon that the bonus system is being scrapped for this year.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours No Apologies This post contains videos

Paul Murphy: It would have been peaceful to hold Joan Burton for 12 hours

The Socialist TD has defended his actions in Saturday’s controversial protest.

From The Daily Edge This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water Bumper To Bumper

This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water

Anti-water charges bumper stickers are here.

From TheJournal.ie Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as ‘an attempt to buy time’ Right2Water

Protest group dismisses water charge concessions as ‘an attempt to buy time’

Right2Water is planning another mass protest on 10 December.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: We have every right to be angry over water charges – but not to be violent Water Charges

Opinion: We have every right to be angry over water charges – but not to be violent

Violence and intimidation against elected representatives – or anyone else – is not the way to agitate for fair treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Ryan Tubridy thinks it’s high time that Enda Kenny goes on the Late Late Show Tubs V Enda This post contains a poll

Ryan Tubridy thinks it’s high time that Enda Kenny goes on the Late Late Show

Tubs wants the Taoiseach to answer a few questions in “the national parlour room”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should ministers be provided with extra security?

Ministers have faced tense protests in the last number of days – is it time to beef up security?

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Will Mary Lou try to enter the Dáil today?

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

# water-charges - Monday 17 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday Newsfix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about MORE water protests, who to blame over Saturday’s action targeting the Tánaiste, bomb threats and bird flu.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of water protesters target Taoiseach in Sligo We Won't Pay

Hundreds of water protesters target Taoiseach in Sligo

Demonstrators yelled “shame on Kenny” as the Taoiseach’s car arrived.

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