Turning on the tap of protest

The anti-austerity, anti-water charges campaign is highly coordinated and structured and is tapping into a profound apathy within the political establishment

1st December, 2014
Turning  on  the  tap  of  protest

‘That’s not us!”

A woman sitting toward the rear of the courtroom was the first to cry out. She was joined almost instantly by more incredulous yelling and hissing at what had just been read out. A clerk shouted and Justice Paul Gilligan stared at those present. The commotion cut out.

“I’ve explained the situation to most of you before,” he said flatly. “If this continues, I will ask the gardaí...

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