What people want is the abolition of water charges & the dismantling of the Irish Water quango

Speaking live on RTE 9 O’Clock News on the day the government announced new measures for proposed water charges, Richard Boyd Barrett TD, People Before Profit Alliance and of Right2Water Campaign said “What people want is the abolition of water...

20th November 2014

Sugar coating the poisonous pill of regressive water taxes does not deal with their unfairness and won’t stop inevitable and rapid rise of charges in future years

Government prayer that water concessions will quell tidal wave of protest will not be answered In a statement today responding to Minister Alan Kelly’s announcement of the government’s new water charges package, Richard Boyd Barrett TD for the People Before...

19th November 2014

Irish Water request council tenants’ names and address from Wicklow County Council

It was revealed today at a Wicklow County Council meeting that Irish Water have asked the local authority for the names and addresses of all its council tenants. Wicklow County Council was recently at the centre of a disgraceful move...

4th November 2014

Water is a human right: National People’s Assembly Dec 10th

The Right2Water campaign will sponsor a National People’s Assembly outside the Dail on International Human Rights Day. On the day we will visibly and vocally celebrate and reinforce our human Right2Water and we are delighted to announce the event will...

3rd November 2014

Video of the massive anti-water charges protest in Dun Laoghaire

Video of massive anti-water charges protest in Dun Laoghaire on November 1st. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFGhEtbIIlY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJKnVkx3jvQ Footage courtesy of Dave Kennedy (Many thanks)

3rd November 2014

200,000 people march nationwide against Water Charges

With exact numbers still coming into us from various sources around the country it appears that around 200,000 people took to the streets today across Ireland for the Right2Water protest. Lifford 1,000 Castlebar 1,500 Listowel 2,500 Ballyshannon 1000 Newbridge 2-3,000...

1st November 2014