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FG compromise on Irish Water a total insult to those who voted for them

Having read a recent Irish Examiner editorial about “securing water supplies” I could not but agree with all the views expressed therein. 

And reading another heading in this newspaper where Fine Gael are “prepared to compromise” on Irish Water. I believe that this compromise by Fine Gael is a total insult to the people who voted for them and to the parties of the last government who, by taking this unpopular decision paid the price for this at the ballot box at the last election.

It was also insulting to the 80% of people who have paid for their water — 60% paid to Irish Water and over 20% of people who have been paying for their own supply through local water schemes and private dwellers.

Teddy O’Mahony



Co Cork

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