Category Archives: Anti-Water Charge Resistance

Rebel Music: The Ballad of the Hopeful Voter

A few weeks back I was trying to think up a few anti-government chants and came up with a rather catchy chorus, if I do say so myself, to the tune of the famous Irish rebel song “Go On Home (British … Continue reading

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Rebel City Media: Welcome To Ireland

The above is a very poignant video uploaded to YouTube recently by community activists from Mahon Says No. The video depicts images of post-Celtic Tiger Ireland and the so-called recovery, aptly appearing over an absolutely beautiful piece of music from … Continue reading

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Proud to be a dissident – overview of R2W march, Cork City, 23rd Jan, 2016

It was a miserable wet day in Cork City last Saturday as thousands of determined activists marched through the city to reassert our human right to water, and to send the message to the government parties (and those hopefuls waiting … Continue reading

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Irish Government Passes New Law to Castrate the Irish People

As I sit here listening to the people of Ireland debate, on the Niall Boylan show, the validity of the new legislation that came into force today, I begin to feel sick. We are shouting at each other as Niall … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Readers!

Happy New Year to all our readers, from all the Rebel City Writers! The first posts were published to this blog on the 10th of January 2015 and it’s fair to say we’ve done alright over the past 12 months. We … Continue reading

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The Movement is Stronger than the Parties

It’s important to note the anti-water charges campaign was not started by any particular political party. It was started by ordinary working-class communities coming together and organizing, it was the communities that got everybody to cop on and look beyond … Continue reading

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A community activists response to the “New Special Garda Unit”

Mahon Says No are a group of working-class activists that for the past 12 months have been active in their community in organising resistance to the water charges and the installation of water meters. It is an organic group with … Continue reading

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