Tag Archives: Irish Water

A Victory For Right Over Wrong.

I think it was in 2011 when the now discredited Fine Gael/Labour coalition government of Ireland in trying to raise some much needed capital decided to levy a Household Charge of €100 on all properties in Ireland.  They decided to let the villainous bankers, developers and politicians get off scot free and go for the easy meat, poor Joe Public, … (more…)

Hunger Striking To History

Well yesterday Dublin witnessed what could only be classed as a spontaneous reaction to the ridiculous judge Paul Gilmartin’s sentencing of the Dublin Five to prison for coming within 20 metres of a water meter installer.  10,000 or so locals from the Dublin area arose, put on their boots and scarves and walked into town to protest.  No notice given… (more…)

Water, Water Everywhere But Not A Drop……..

With the jailing of five water protesters yesterday in the High Court in Dublin by the idiot judge Paul Gilligan for contempt of a court order forbidding anybody to step into a 20 metre no-go zone round meter installers, it emphasised the governments absolute terror at the situation it has got itself into with regard to water.  They do not… (more…)

Well It Never Rains But It Pours For Irish Water.

Well it never rains but it pours for Irish Water.  Ireland is blessed with having more water than anywhere else in Europe but by the time Irish Water gets their hands on it they proceed to lose over half of it.  The Independent reports that it loses 680 million litres per day has our good friends Irish Water tries to… (more…)