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Water Protests Put Pressure on Irish Government

Tens of thousands of people marched in towns across Ireland on Saturday in a second day of mass protests against water charges, the biggest display of opposition to government austerity measures since the country's banking crisis and bailout in 2010. In a further blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny, an opinion poll Saturday showed his center-right Fine Gael party had slipped 4 percentage points behind left-wing Sinn Fein, the largest party opposing water charges. Ireland emerged from...

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