Morris says future of Tipperary water resources under threat

Sinn Féin’s Tipperary General Election candidate Cllr. Séamie Morris has said that the future of Tipperary’s water resources and the protection of our ground water for future generations has is now in question. He was speaking on the issue ahead of the mass mobilization on Saturday by Right2Water Ireland. Cllr Morris said: “The Irish Water […]

Labour TD’s pledge on Irish Water a clear attempt to mislead electorate – Matt Carthy MEP

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West and Director of Elections Matt Carthy has stated that the actions of some Labour TDs in signing the SIPTU pledge on a referendum to ensure that Irish Water remains in public ownership will do nothing to restore the trust of the Irish people. Speaking in advance of […]

Households use 10 per cent of water but expected to pay nearly 80 per cent of costs

The Right2Water campaign said today (Wednesday January 20th) that water charges are being used to give tax breaks to corporations and the wealthiest in our society.  Pointing out that households only use 10 percent of water but are now expected to pay up to 78 percent of all costs while corporations and agriculture use 90 […]

Healy and Morris launch 2016 fight for change

“Throughout Tipperary a stand has been made since 2014, mirrored across the country, not to accept the practice of privatisation and commoditization of our water as a national asset, a public good and against the theft and sale of our national water infrastructure. This stand will continue in Clonmel on Saturday the 23rd of January […]

Matt Carthy MEP welcomes the passing of Right2Water report in European Parliament

Speaking after the vote on the Right2Water in Strasbourg today, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy, welcomed the passing of the Boylan report on the Right2Water. Speaking from the European Parliament, Carthy said: “I would like to commend my colleague Lynn Boylan for the Trojan work she has done in getting […]

Thurles Demonstration For Our Right To Water

The Thurles Demonstration will take place on SATURDAY, November 8th 2014 at 2.00pm. Mr Michael Lange, newly appointed Chairman of Thurles Right2water Committee reports. Formation of the Thurles Right2Water committee. “I am pleased to announce the formation of the Thurles right2water committee. The committee has been formed as a cross party, non-political forum to provide […]