Coalition braced for massive water protests

30th December, 2014
Dubliners take to the streets during the first water protests in October Picture: Photocall

With anti-water charge TDs predicting that next Wednesday’s protest march in Dublin will “bring down the government”, coalition politicians are bracing themselves for what many expect will be the largest demonstration against the government since it took office in 2011.

Wednesday’s march is being supported by a broad coalition opposed to the water charges, including trade unions, community groups, Sinn Féin and several small left-wing parties and groups, such as the Socialist...

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