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(...)