Press Statement: Paul Murphy TD (Solidarity) 10 June 2019 €500 excessive usage water charges are Trojan Horse for…
The Fine Gael minority government was forced to suspend water charges. Michael O’Brien argues that this is a result of the protest movement that emerged in late 2014, the subsequent mass boycott of the charge and the fundamental weakness of this right-wing administration.
Four more people have been arrested in relation to the Jobstown protest which saw Paul Murphy TD arrested yesterday.
Blatant political policing will fail to stem the impending mass boycott of bills
Leaking of Water Charge Protest video to Irish Independent poses serious questions – who leaked it & to whom?
Paul Murphy TD for the Anti-Austerity Alliance has responded to the leaking of a video to the Irish Independent and said that it posed questions as to who leaked it and to whom it was leaked:
Paul Murphy TD: Outrageous that 19 year old could face criminal record for silly mistake in Jobstown
Part of politicised policing aimed at damaging anti-water charges movement
As the anti-water charges struggle has unfolded over the last three months, a very significant number of working class people have drawn radical conclusions about the role of the Garda Siochana.
After 6 years of savage austerity and bullying, ordinary people are fighting back and you better listen!
Anti-Austerity Alliance Responds to Minister Varadkar’s ‘sinister fringe’ comments. How much further are the government prepared to go to implement water charge in face of mass opposition?
This government is in trouble on the issue of the water charges and now they know it. 1 million unreturned forms will all add to a sense of frenzied panic in the corridors of Leinster House. They fear that this massive revolt will turned into massive non-payment of these charges and they are right.