(From left) Des Fagan of the CPSU, Brendan Ogle of UNITE  and John Douglas of the ICTU at the Right2Water press conference announcing details of a new water charges protest. The conference heard how one of the four jailed protesters, Bernie Hughes, plans to run in the next general election.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

One of four anti-water protesters jailed in recent weeks has said she intends running as a candidate in the next general election. Bernie Hughes was o(...)

Irish Water protesters Bernie Hughes, Paul Moore, Derek Byrne and Damien O’Neill. Photograph: Collins

The President of the High Court has said he was obliged to free four anti-water charges protestors from prison last Monday but was “most unhappy at th(...)

Water protesters Damien O Neill, Derek Byrne, Paul Moore and Bernie Hughes pictured after they were released. Photograph: Collins

The President of the High Court has freed four jailed anti-water charges protesters after upholding their claims they were unlawfully detained in Moun(...)

A rally in support of the jailed protesters will be held in Dublin today, Friday, and is expected to draw thousands of people. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 0:57

The jailing of five water protesters for defying a court order has been portrayed as a “political act” by a leading figure in the anti-water charge(...)

Anti-water charge protesters are marching in Dublin after five people opposed to the charges were jailed after being found to be in contempt of court. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times. 0:57

Anti-water charge protesters are marching in Dublin after five people opposed to the charges were jailed after being found to be in contempt of court.(...)

Protester Bernie Hughes outside court on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts 0:57

Five anti-water charge protesters who were found to be in contempt of court have been given jail sentences at the High Court. Bernie Hughes, of McKelv(...)

File photograph of the protest against wager charges in Dublin on December 10th, 2013.  Photogrpah: Nick Bradshaw

People are set to take to the streets and march in protest against water charges across the country on Saturday. The largest protest is expecte(...)

Protesters picketed the Revenue information office on O’Connell Street today. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Revenue closed its busiest office in Dublin today after it was occupied by protesters picketing against the property tax. About 20 membe(...)