Anti-water charges marches
planned for three towns

Protesters listen to the speakers outside the Main Guard
Three anti-water charges marches are taking place in Carrick-on-Suir, Cashel and Tipperary town this Saturday November 1 as part of a national day of protest against the introduction of the

Three anti-water charges marches are taking place in Carrick-on-Suir, Cashel and Tipperary town this Saturday November 1 as part of a national day of protest against the introduction of the

controversial tax.

Organisers of the “Right to Water” demonstration in Carrick-on-Suir are urging marchers to wear their county and club sports jerseys .

Cashel protest organiser Eddie Gott of the Cashel Says No Campaign requests protesters to gather at The Plaza in the town centre at 1.45pm.

Independent TD Seamus Healy and Cashel Sinn Fein Cllr Martin Browne will be among the speakers at the rally after the march.

The Tipperary town march takes place at 4pm and marchers are asked to assemble at The Plan on the Limerick Road at 3.45pm.

Meanwhile, residents groups taking part in the Carrick protest are requested to gather at strategic points in the town and walk to the Castle Field for the start of the march at 3pm.

Ballylynch residents will meet at 2.30pm at the entrance to the estate (Esso side) while Clairin, Lissadell and Treacy Park residents will meet at the entrance to Treacy Park at 2.30pm.

St. John’s and Collins Park residents will join up at the Duck Pond from 2.30pm and Carrickbeg residents are to meet at the slipway at the end of the New Bridge at 2.45pm to join the March.