As all but one of the Apollo House activists marched out of the building for the last time yesterday morning, the tears being shed were not because of defeat at eviction but for the loss of a place they had finally been able to call home.
Fri, 13 Jan, 2017
Home Sweet Home campaigners have urged Finance Minister Michael Noonan to “instruct” Nama to make buildings available to address Ireland’s homelessness crisis in the wake of the Apollo House stand-off.
Fri, 23 Dec, 2016
A law expert claimed Ireland could be hit with “daily” EU penalty fines of at least €5,000 if it chooses to scrap water charges, despite EU sources suggesting deferring the fee system could be allowed and Fianna Fáil insisting there is nothing illegal about cancelling the payments.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
An award-winning American documentary team, which is making a film on the anti-water charges campaign in this country, asserts that Irish citizens are paying “10 times more for water than the average American”.
Mon, 28 Sep, 2015
CHRISTMAS is traditionally when we reflect on the past 12 months and speculate about the future. What feels different about the 2014 political review/scene setter is that there is so much happening that it is difficult to make a prediction of any accuracy about next year.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014