9030595690305958Tony Rochford, from Trim Co Meath with supporters outside the Dail yesterday afternoon.

Mr Rochford is on hunger strike to protest  the property tax. He is being charged €495 charged on his home – a figure he says is based on the €430,000 he paid for the property in 2008 and not on current valuation.

But it is the least of his worries.

As he explained on day 10 of the strike:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g_HoxfLM9lA

(Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland)