Galway anti-water tax groups unite for major protest on Saturday

Anti-water tax groups from across Galway city and county have united into a new association, Galway Unites Against Water Charges, which will hold a major protest in the city this weekend.

The group, which is made up of We Won’t Pay, Galway Against Water Charges, Right2Water Galway, Galway Lockout, East Galway Says No to Water Charges, and Glor na Tuaithe (Rural Voice), will hold its protest at the Spanish Arch at 1pm, this Saturday. The protest is a prelude to the national demonstration at the Dáil on December 10.

In spite of the Government’s climbdown on water charges - which saw original estimates of €278 a year for a two adult household drop to a total of €160, which is also capped until 2018 - anti-water tax campaigners say the battle is not over.


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Galway anti-water tax groups unite for major protest on Saturday

Anti-water tax groups from across Galway city and county have united into a new association, Galway Unites Against Water Charges, which will hold a major protest in the city this weekend.


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