As hundreds of thousands of workers in Ireland mobilise against the attempts of the Fine Gael/Labour government to impose a water tax, singer/songwriter Damien Dempsey, a voice from the working class heart of Dublin, is there with them.  Below ‘Damo’ performs the ballad “James Connolly” at the massive November 1, 2014 anti-water tax rally in Dublin.  That day around 200,000 people took to the streets of towns and cities across the south of Ireland.

And here ‘Damo’ and Glen Hansard perform the old Brendan Behan number “The Aul’ Triangle”, with additional water tax-related lyrics at another of the massive Dublin protests:


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