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national | bin tax / household tax / water tax | feature Sunday November 02, 2014 00:07 by T
Massive turnout at local water charges protests exceeds expectations
Over 100 separate local demonstrations took place today (Sat Nov 1st) against the Water Charges and for the Right 2 Water. Organisers estimate conservatively that over 150,000 were out on the streets today to send a message to this government that they won't accept paying for water twice and having it privatised later.
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Statement from the Right2Water campaign:
Location of Water Charges Protests today:
Carlow Town, Cavan Town, Clare (Ennis & Shannon), Cork (Bandon, Clonakility, Cork City, Fermoy, Mallow, Youghal), Donegal (Ballyshannon, Letterkenny, Lifford), Dublin (Artane, Ballyfermot, Blanchardstown, Cabra(x2), Clondalkin, Coolock, Crumlin, Donaghmede/Kilbarrack, Donnybrook, Donnycarney, Drimnagh, Dun Laoghaire, Dundrum/Ballinteer, Finglas, Greenhills, Harolds Cross, Lucan, North Inner City, Pearse St, Phibsboro, Rialto, Ringsend, Stoneybatter, Tallaght, Walkinstown, York St, Swords), Galway City, Kerry Tralee, Kildare (Athy, Celbridge, Leixlip, Maynooth, Naas, Newbridge), Kilkenny, Laois (Portarlington, Laois County Hall) Letrim Carrick-on-Shannon, Limerick City x4, Longford, Louth (Drogheda, Dundalk), Meath (Navan, Kells, Ashbourne, Duleek), Mayo (Ballina, Castlebar), Monaghan Town, Offaly (Birr, Edenderry, Tullamore) Roscommon (Boyle, Roscommon Town), Sligo Town, Tipperary (Carrick-on-suir, Cashel, Nenagh, Roscrea, Tipperary Town), Waterford (Portlaw, Waterford City), Westmeath (Athlone, Mullingar), Wexford (Enniscorthy, Gorey, New Ross, Wexford Town), Wicklow (Blessington, Bray, Greystones, Wicklow Town, Arklow)
Here's a roundup of some of the numbers for local protests around the country:
Over 10,000 in 3 protests in Donegal -8,000 in Letterkenny, 4,000 in Ballyshannon
1,000 Carrick on Shannon in Leitrim.
5,000 Waterford City
2,000 in Ashbourne
2,000 in Newbridge
Over 40,000 throughout Dublin with over 10,000 assembling in O'Connell St.
Over 400 marched to the to local FG offices in Bandon
10,000 in Cork
Over 400 marched to the to local FG offices in Bandon
5,000 in various Limerick Suburbs for the 2nd Sat in a row.
2,000 Wexford Town
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in other news, after two weeks of politically motivated witch hunts and muck throwing by the government and their friends in the indo, out comes this latest poll....in the indo:
Millward Brown poll: 2/11/2014 :
SF 26% FG 22% FF 20% Lab 7% Independents 23%
The people are waking up....
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Point of Information Ballina has been missed on most sites Gardai estimate 5,000, organisers 6,000 to 8,000.
If you have any pictures from Ballina, please post them here.