Budget 2015: The public has a thirst for change on water charges

Just days ahead of Budget 2015, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest against water charges.

19th October, 2014
Tens of thousands of people turn out for the anti-water charges protest in central Dublin last weekend. Picture: Barbara Lindberg

Just days ahead of Budget 2015, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin to protest against water charges. On the same day, the level of anger about the charges was also evident in the results of the Dublin

South-West by-election. Two anti-water charge campaigners took almost 60 per cent of the vote, with Anti- Austerity Alliance candidate Paul Murphy taking the seat and making his maiden speech in the Dáil on the...

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