Household Charge in Irish – Muirear Teaghlaigh

A challenge in the Hight Court that the Household Charge is unconstitutional is being allowed . The challenge is based on the fact that the legislation is not published in Irish. But an Irish language version of the household charge legislation will be available next week, the language commissioner said today. Apparently   both English and […]
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Union Calls For Tax Relief Cuts instead of Household Charge

The National Executive Council  of SIPTU has called on the Government to suspend the proposed Household Charge and cut tax reliefs for property owners and landlords instead. SIPTU is  The Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union – and it has around  200,000 members. SIPTU say the Household Charge is a flat tax which is unfair […]
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Campaign to Boycott The Household Charge

There is a campaign to boycott the new Household Charge – which is being  led mainly by a group calling itself the Campaign Against Household and Water Taxes or CAHWT. They say on their website that they are a  ” coalition of political and community activists, including trade unionists, tenants association organisers, TDs, and others […]
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