Taoiseach heckled by Cork anti water meter protesters

By Eoin English

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was heckled by angry anti water meter protestors as he arrived in Cork city this morning.

About 10 people involved in the city's growing anti water meter movement shouted abuse at Mr Kenny as he walked along the South Mall before he launched Senator Deirdre Clune’s European election campaign at the Electric bar.

Several of the protestors have been leading blockades of housing estates to prevent Irish Water meter installation work.

They asked him to visit Ahsbrook Heights in Togher where the blockade started last week.

NSFW some very strong language.

Mr Kenny is visiting Cork and Kerry today as part of his nationwide tour for the local and European elections.

He is due to make a major jobs announcement at Mahon-based business outsourcing company VoxPro at 11am.

Fine Gael said the Taoiseach is hoping to speak to as many people as possible in the run up to polling day about the party's focus on jobs, stability and growth.

He is due to go on walkabout and canvass in Killarney this afternoon.

KEYWORDS: Irish Water
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