4. Thousands protest over Irish water charges

  • Thousands of people took part in a protest march in the Irish capital on Saturday over the introduction of water charges in the country.
  • State broadcaster RTE put turnout at 30,000, organisers claimed as many as 100,000 took part.
  • Thought to be the largest anti-austerity protest in Ireland in recent years.
  • Irish Finance Minister to unveil country's 2015 budget on Tuesday.