Friday 20 April 2018

All this anger might bring something positive - but the omens aren't good

Protesters took to the streets of Dublin last year as public frustration was seen in the wave of water charge rallies throughout the country. Photo: Tony Gavin
Protesters took to the streets of Dublin last year as public frustration was seen in the wave of water charge rallies throughout the country. Photo: Tony Gavin
Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien

There is a lot of anger out there. It can be felt on social media and heard on TV and radio talk shows with public participation.

It has been seen in the strength of feeling related to water charge protests, which were all the more phenomenal in a country known for its limited street demonstration tradition.

Anger and frustration at the powers that be is best illustrated by the extraordinary changes in politics.

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