Ireland: Fine Gael TD likens water protesters to ISIS

  • Fine Gael TD Noel Coonan has said that Ireland faces an 'ISIS situation' if socialist led water protests are not 'nipped in the bud'.
  • Coonan, representative for Tipperary North, made the remarks in the Dail this afternoon.
  • Coonan said people were 'horrified by what is going on'; suggested incident involving Joan Burton was a wake up call.
  • Follows Irish government climbdown on water charges yesterday. 

Video of the remarks (Irish Times)