Proposal to introduce local service charges for water and waste disposal meets resistance.

A group of Ballyfermot residents will not pay any new taxes which they feel are being unfairly introduced.

One of the main concerns expressed relates to the control of the cost of water rates. Protesters are looking for confirmation from the government that rates will not double each year.

They're trying to charge us twice for the service we're paying for.

This report from 'Today Tonight' was broadcast on 18 April 1984.