# water-charges - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
He made the comment as the Live Register falls below 400,000 for first time since 2009.
# water-charges - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
Enda Kenny said a business and finance model for Irish Water will be produced and debated and will include the level of subvention the government decides on.
# water-charges - Tuesday 11 February, 2014
TDs and Senators have also heard that Irish Water’s has put some 115,000 water meters into the ground, at a rate of around 27,000 a month, so far.
# water-charges - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
Also during Leaders’ Questions: The Taoiseach said €15 million was being made available to deal with the immediate effects of the recent flooding.
# water-charges - Sunday 2 February, 2014
# water-charges - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
The father of three said he is totally opposed to paying water charges and is prepared to be arrested if it comes to it.
# water-charges - Thursday 16 January, 2014
Cowen has claimed that Hogan “either deliberately lied” or “accidentally gave a gross underestimation” about Irish water costs. The Minister says Cowen was “selective in his quotes”.
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A suggestion that the exchequer is not funding Irish Water drew criticism from the Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness last night.
# water-charges - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
The charges are set to begin in October with the first bills due in early 2015 but a pricing structure has yet to be decided.
# water-charges - Friday 10 January, 2014
The CEO of Irish Water today suggested that the service of those who don’t pay will be affected, but Eamon Gilmore said nothing like that has been decided on.
Irish Water has defended the spending saying the initial cost of setting it up has to be seen “in the context of long term cost savings”.
Meanwhile, Simon Coveney said that Irish Water should get to explain its €50m consultants spend.
# water-charges - Thursday 9 January, 2014
Irish Water chief executive John Tierney revealed the figure this morning, saying it was part of set-up costs for the new State utility company.
# water-charges - Thursday 2 January, 2014
Irish Water came into operation yesterday and says that over 1 million household connections have also now surveyed by authorities.
# water-charges - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Where a customer fails to pay water charges, Irish Water will have to go to court to enforce payment.
# water-charges - Friday 1 November, 2013
Local councillor, Ruth Coppinger said it is “scandalous” that so much money is being spent on water meteres when there is a need for a serious upgrade in the water network.
# water-charges - Monday 28 October, 2013
Some residents in the county have been issued with boil water notices every two weeks.
# water-charges - Friday 13 September, 2013
Government sources said that the framework in Irish Water is still being set up but that the government does not want to see households pay extra taxes on their Irish Water bills.
# water-charges - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
The Environment Minister says that the government “fundamentally believes” that user-related charges are the right way of raising more tax.
# water-charges - Monday 12 August, 2013
With water charges due to be implemented, Aisling Fitzgibbon argues that if people are paying for water they should have more of a say about what’s in it.
# water-charges - Thursday 8 August, 2013
Councillor for the Socialist Party Ruth Coppinger wants the €539 million to be used to fix the water leaks instead.
# water-charges - Wednesday 24 July, 2013
The first water charge bills will be due in January 2015 but a decision on pricing won’t be taken before a report from the Commission for Energy Regulation.
# water-charges - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
Homeowners will be contacted two weeks in advance of the installation of their meter.
# water-charges - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
Sinn Féin says the Government’s taking a cynical approach to water rates, and that proposals to reduce pressure amount to “bullyboy tactics”.
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# water-charges - Friday 21 June, 2013
The EU and IMF have agreed to a request from the Irish authorities to delay the first bills from early 2014 to early 2015.
# water-charges - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
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Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin want Troika approval to start charging from October 2014, with the first bills in 2015.
# water-charges - Monday 8 April, 2013
An announcement from the Tánaiste that charges will not be implemented next January has drawn criticism from Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin.
The Tánaiste says charges won’t be introduced before meters are installed, and that won’t be done in the next nine months.
# water-charges - Sunday 24 March, 2013
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# water-charges - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
The Dáil completes its consideration of the Finance Bill today, while the Seanad finalises the new water charges scheme.
# water-charges - Thursday 7 March, 2013
HSE head Tony O’Brien will return to the Oireachtas today to discuss the executive’s national service plan for 2013.
# water-charges - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The activists then made their way to the IBEC conference to continue their protest.
# water-charges - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
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The Environment sub-committee will today consider amending the legislation behind the new water charges regime.
# water-charges - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
There will also be a public consultation as part of the process of determining water charges.
# water-charges - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
A Fianna Fáil councillor has said that Tierney’s departure should lead to his powers being transferred to the Lord Mayor of Dublin.