Limerick has been awarded the title of European Green Leaf 2020 for smaller cities alongside the Belgian city of Mechelen.
Fianna Fáil housing spokesperson Barry Cowen has strongly rejected Brussels’ claims his plan to avoid water charges by fining misusers is illegal, describing the view as “premature”.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney insists that Ireland remains committed to water charges, despite the current suspension.
Housing Minister Simon Coveney expects to appoint a new water commission chief by this weekend, as he goes to Brussels to stop the EU fining Ireland for suspending water charges.
Sinn Féin has accused Europe of “playing politics” with water charges while Fianna Fáil has disregarded comments by the European Commission stating that the charges cannot be reversed.
Fallout 4 was honoured with the Best Game award from last night's BAFTA Game Awards.
“For the past two years, Ireland’s has topped Europe’s growth charts,” said EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella, on a recent visit to Cork.
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Measuring how much water is used by households is a basic pre-condition under EU rules, but how much to charge for water is up to the Government, according to the European Commission.
A massive stage collapse hours before a Radiohead concert was to begin left one person dead and three others injured, Canadian officials said.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for a Canadian accused of masterminding a pyramid scheme that has left millions of dollars unaccounted for.
BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN actor Heath Ledger was found dead in his New York apartment yesterday.
Shelbourne and Malta Hibernians have named their teams for tonight's Champions League qualifying game in Malta.
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