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The sinking of Irish Water

In an exclusive extract from his new book, Michael Brennan tells the inside story of the collapse of water charges

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

22nd September, 2019

There had been no public announcement that Tánaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton would be visiting the local education centre in Jobstown for a graduation ceremony on the morning of November 15, 2014. But the protesters had been told about it by some of the 60 graduates, because a small number of them were unhappy about getting their certificates from Burton. It was just a month after the introduction of water charges nationwide in a...

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