Water charge protests "are a reflection of the level of anger over growing inequality in Ireland", according to the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union.
Sinn Féin is calling for a mass mobilisation of people to protest against water charges in Dublin next month.
A man, arrested in Co Clare yesterday after a water meter installer was threatened with a gun, has today been released without charge.
The country's largest trade union SIPTU has backed protests against water charges, and said it would begin talks with other unions about peaceful demonstrations against the charges.
A man has been arrested in Co Clare after an Irish Water meter installer was threatened with a gun.
The Taoiseach has been met by a large crowd of protestors this afternoon in Cork as he arrived to a job announcement in the city.
Gardaí are investigating a death threat to a Fine Gael TD following comments by him in the Dáil earlier today.
The Government's revised water charges plan has passed a vote in the Dáil tonight.
The Dáil has voted against a Sinn Féin plan to hold a referendum on the ownership of Irish Water.
The Tánaiste has said she was upset by what she called sexist and homophobic taunts from protestors in Dublin last weekend.
Protesters from the US city of Detroit are expected to join a demonstration in Dublin next month against water charges.
A leading economist says Irish Water's economic viability is "damaged" by the Government's announcement of a package of new charges and measures yesterday.
Households who do not pay the water charge could face bills and penalties of more than €1,000 within three years.
The politician formerly responsible for Irish Water has said he could have avoided the issues the Government is now trying to fix, but he was not listened to.
Irish homes face further hidden costs on top of a €160 charge to bankroll a controversial new water utility company, experts have warned.
Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has described the decision of Cork's Rochestown Park Hotel to cancel a Fine Gael meeting as disgraceful.
Sinn Féin's environment spokesperson Brian Stanley has described today's package of measures on water charges as "an introductory offer, and a con job designed to lure people into agreeing to pay a charge that will inevitably be increased to much higher levels in years to come".
The Government's rebate of €100 for every household on water charges will not be available until at least September next year.
Fianna Fáil has said today's package of measures on water charges was a "massive climbdown" by the coalition and that the setting up of Irish Water was an "unmitigated disaster".
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said a package of measures on water charges announced today amounted to "a new beginning for Irish Water".
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said Irish Water would have to distinguish between those who want to pay water charges and cannot, and those who simply refuse to pay.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has said that if people save 10-15% of water they use, they can "beat the cap" attached to water charges and that a meter "can only save a household money".
The first bills for water will be issued on April 1, 2015, Environment Minister Alan Kelly has told the Dáil.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has taken his feet in the Dáil to announce a range of measures on water charges.
The Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy says he will not be apologising to Tánaiste Joan Burton over last Saturday's protest in Dublin.
Irish Water contractors are in a stand-off with water charge protestors in Dublin.
The Environment Minister Alan Kelly says there is "nothing harsh" at all about the Government's new water charges packages - including the penalties.
Siptu officials will meet management at Irish Water later after the company announced bonuses are being put on hold.
A number of water protesters are due before the High Court later this morning over claims they have breached an order not to interfere with the installation of meters.
The Cabinet is meeting this morning to sign off on the revised lower water charges before they are outlined in the Dáil this afternoon.
SIPTU says it wont accept any unilateral changes to the terms of employment of their members at Irish Water.
Right2Water, an umbrella group opposed to water charges and backed by five trade unions, has urged a spectacular and peaceful turnout for a national demonstration in Dublin on December 10.
The Government is to include a number of "compliance measures" in tomorrow's announcement on water charges to deal with those who refuse to pay.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Government is to bring forward legislation to prevent the privatisation of Irish Water.
Embattled Irish Water will not pay staff any bonuses for this year or last because of a lack of public confidence in it.
A woman who was filmed being thrown to the ground by gardaí on Sunday has said she intends to lodge a complaint with the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC).
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that water charge protesters in Sligo last night showed "scant regard" for the safety of women and children.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has said that the Government’s new water charge regime will end public anger against the levy.
The Cabinet is today expected to agree a short delay in the introduction of water charges as part of a new package of measures to be announced tomorrow.
Hundreds of anti-water charge protesters gathered outside a hotel in Sligo this evening where the Taoiseach was attending an event.
The Finance Minister Michael Noonan said some of the anti-water charge protestors "don't want to pay at all" before he was heckled and jeered at an event in Limerick today.
Gardaí are investigating a bomb threat to the Environment Minister’s office as tensions heighten over the controversial introduction of water charges.
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald says the water charge protest which left the Tánaiste trapped in her car for two hours was "unacceptable" and "frightening".
Almost 100 protestors have gathered in Limerick at an event involving the Finance Minister, Michael Noonan.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs says he hopes there is not a repeat of Saturday's protest in West Dublin which saw the Tánaiste Joan Burton trapped in her car for over two hours.
One of the organisers of yesterday's protest against water charges in south west Dublin said the event passed off peacefully and was in no way anarchic.
It is reported Irish Water is to be stopped from collecting PPS numbers, and that water bills will be capped for three years.
A Senator has accused what she describes as "menacing" water demonstrators, of undermining legitimate protests.
Tánaiste Joan Burton's car has been blocked by protesters in south west Dublin this afternoon.
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A group of angry protesters gathered outside the GPO in Dublin this evening, loudly chanting anti water-charge slogans as political leaders announced plans for the 1916 centenary celebrations.
An insurance company is playing down reports that it will not cover the cost of water charges if households spring a leak.
The Taoiseach has said he hopes a new deal on water charges should be signed off next week.
Health Minister Leo Varadkar said the Government has heard the clear message sent by anti-water charge campaigners.
Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that "nothing short of the complete scrapping of water charges will satisfy the people".
The group representing rank-and-file gardaí has said people should make complaints if they think gardaí are using excessive force.
The association representing rank-and-file Gardaí says three officers are being assaulted every day by anti-water charge demonstrators.
A Cabinet Minister has today admitted that it was "not helpful" that the public do not yet know the full details on water charges.
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said that it is “not realistic” to be “going out and saying you're going to potentially cut off people or reduce the pressure of their water” – but stopped short of ruling it out altogether.
The Tánaiste Joan Burton has stopped short of saying that Irish Water will bring the end of this Government.