# water-charges - Yesterday’s News
“Sometimes bad laws have to be broken.”
The deadline for applications has been extended to the end of November.
# water-charges - Thursday 23 October, 2014
# water-charges - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The Irish Water boss John Tierney has met with Environment Minister Alan Kelly this afternoon.
Alan Kelly said the new board will address the bonus culture at Irish water as a matter of priority.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance TD wasn’t having any of it in the Dáil last night.
He said he has 100% confidence in John Tierney as CEO of Irish Water.
He also accused Irish Water representatives of speaking “incoherent gibberish”.
# water-charges - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.
Minister Alan Kelly has said he expects “a reinvigoration in customer focus”.
Leaks, protests, communication breakdown and a scorned minister have all contributed to a difficult 10 months for the new semi-state.
# water-charges - Monday 20 October, 2014
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# water-charges - Sunday 19 October, 2014
We asked, they answered (mostly).
# water-charges - Saturday 18 October, 2014
Large crowds were reported at some of the demonstrations.
It is difficult to imagine how otherwise ostensibly politically-savvy people conceived of Irish Water in its current form.
# water-charges - Friday 17 October, 2014
It follows days of uncertainty over who will eventually be held liable, if tenants refuse to register and pay for the contentious charges.
The Sinn Féin deputy says that Socialist TD Paul Murphy ran on a slogan in Dublin South-West.
# water-charges - Thursday 16 October, 2014
“I’m sorry that’s not good enough … and I’m sorry if this breaches Dáil etiquette.”
Rebellious taxpayers and ‘testosterone-driven woohah’: What do female politicians make of the Budget?
A panel of women politicians came together in Dublin this morning to discuss Budget 2015.
Irish Water says it will contact the landlord to make sure the tenant receives the bill if they haven’t registered.
# water-charges - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
The Finance Minister denied that the Government should have been more cautious in Budget 2015.
According to gardaí, it’s nothing new.
If you’re a landlord, you may not like the answer to this one…
# water-charges - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Michael Noonan said that the measures was being taken to “alleviate the burden of water charges on working families”. The short-term unemployed will miss out, though.
There aren’t too many protestors outside the Dáil today…
# water-charges - Monday 13 October, 2014
Gary Coleman plans to stay on the hunger strike until 25 October, when a march is planned against the charges in Cork.
The leaks are flowing now…
And will he be paying water charges on any of them?
# water-charges - Sunday 12 October, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the Ebola patient in the US, water charges and the remote control for the Sean O’Casey Bridge that went missing…
The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.
# water-charges - Saturday 11 October, 2014
Everyone’s talking about our newest TD, the thousands of people that took part in the protest today and the ongoing Ebola crisis…
The Socialists are celebrating tonight.
The party’s Dublin South-West by-election candidate is in a battle to win a Dáil seat.
The Fine Gael MEP, whose Dáil seat is up for grabs today, is not surprised with the by-election outcome.
# water-charges - Friday 10 October, 2014
People see the concept of charging for a basic human right for what it is – a deeply unfair political choice.
# water-charges - Thursday 9 October, 2014
Everyone’s talking about “expensive cameras”, Sinn Féin, and an increasing number of Ebola scares.
The Deputy Leader of Sinn Féin accused the government of denying people the right to wash their children and cook if they can’t afford the water charges.