Fianna Fail introduced the Budget attacking the public sector, the poorest in Irish society and public service users.
It was the turn of Labour and Fine Gael to add to the burden of pensioners, carers and those on social welfare and other government supports by voting for the Council Estimates. This got rid of the Bin Tax waiver scheme, increased waste charges for residents by 5% and reducing commercial rates by 2%.
A protest was called at short notice outside Dublin City Hall.
See and hear Cllrs Louise Minihan (Ind), Cieran Perry, (Ind), Brid Smith and Joan Collins (both from People Before Profit) give their opinions on what was happening and what Dublin residents can do.