« BackLarge numbers voice their opposition to water charges in protest marches in Shannonside Northernsound regions

Right2Water2A large number of people voiced their opposition to water charges in protests across the Shannonside Northernsound region this afternoon.

Dozens took part in the Monaghan and Cavan marches while up to 100 protesters marched through the streets of Longford this lunchtime chanting ‘No way, we won’t pay’ and carrying posters.

The Right2Water Campaign, which is organising the demonstrations, says it wants to keep the issue on the agenda ahead of the General Election.

The group’s David Gibney says the issue has NOT gone away, and government ministers are wrong if they think it has: