As expectations around a pre-Christmas election gather momentum, especially if Brexit is resolved without chaos, it is unlikely that the idea of water charges will be revisited in the short-term. Despite that understandable, if unwise, evasion, issues around a secure water supply remain critical.
Mon, 01 Jul, 2019
By any yardstick, the weekend by-election results were an unmitigated disaster for Ireland’s main political parties. Combined with Saturday’s massive protest bymore than 100,000 people on the streets of Dublin, the outcome is an unmistakable warning shot across the bows of a Government showing all the signs of being out of touch with the mood of an increasingly angry public.
Mon, 13 Oct, 2014
IN THE interest of saving face and restoring trust among its soon-to-be paying customers, Irish Water is expected to provide some clarity on how it spent €50m on outside consultants in its back to back committee appearances over then next 48 hours.
Tue, 14 Jan, 2014