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Dublin: -1 °C Sunday 26 April, 2015

#Water Charges

# water-charges - Yesterday’s News

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.

# water-charges - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree) Impartiality

Joan Burton thinks RTÉ got a bit too excited about the water protests (but RTÉ doesn’t agree)

The Tánaiste has joined those in government criticising the broadcaster’s coverage of water charges.

# water-charges - Thursday 26 March, 2015

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

‘Vote for Alan Kelly or you’ll get a wedgie’ – Paul Murphy won’t let Simpsons reference go…

What did Nelson do to get dragged into all of this?

# 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.

From Business ETC The IMF thinks the water charges ‘issue’ is cooling down Take A Cold Shower

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.

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