Liam Neeson on the water charges: ‘Don’t f**king insult the Irish people anymore’ 6 years ago

Liam Neeson on the water charges: ‘Don’t f**king insult the Irish people anymore’

Actor Liam Neeson has hit out at the water charges saying that they’re the reason he reconsidered his plans to move home to Ireland.

The Taken star is originally from Ballymena in Antrim has has lived in New York for the past two decades.


However, his two sons have recently moved off to college in Boston and Neeson had been considering a move back to the Emerald Isle now that both of them would no longer be living with him.

But, the austerity being implemented in Ireland has affected his decision to return home and has put him off any move back to the country according to the Irish Sun.

"We've been f***ed from a great height by these bankers and it's the final straw,” said Neeson.

"To tax people for their water.  Just wrong.  I've always thought about coming home, especially now with my empty nest but this is just insulting.  It turns me completely off.

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"I just think, 'Come on, don't f***ing insult the Irish people any more.'  It's terrible.

"I really hope the Government is doing something about it now and listening to the people and finding a solution.  They f**king better listen to the opposition."


It was not all harsh words from Neeson in the interview as he surprisingly revealed that he misses RTÉ Radio.

“And do you know what I really miss? RTE Radio. My son tells me I can get it online and he’s showed me how to do it but I just can’t get my head around it.

“It’s not like switching on a radio. Still can’t figure it out.”

We bet Joe Duffy will be thrilled.