Change means what ever you want it to mean

30th August, 2015
A water protester holds a sign at a previous march

Yesterday, tens of thousands of people marched through Dublin calling for an end to water charges, the abolition of Irish Water, a referendum to enshrine the “human right” to free water in the constitution, and much else besides.

This column is of necessity written before they marched, but I feel confident in assuming that the organisers will claim hundreds of thousands were there, and the Gardaí will estimate significantly less than that. Independent...

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