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# Leaks

Last year
Sweden blocks off area around Nord Stream leaks for 'crime scene investigation'
There is now a ban on driving ships, anchoring, diving, fishing, driving underwater vehicles or carrying out geophysical mapping in the area.
ESB Networks fined over greenhouse gas leakages at Moneypoint power station
It was fined €1,000 and must pay €20,390 in legal costs over the emission of sulphur hexafluoride in 2018 and 2019.
All time
'There may be people behind the scenes or elsewhere who want to cause problems for the team'
Stephen Kenny has addressed his motivational video and pre-game speech ahead of the England game, which he describes as a ‘non-story.’
Government wins confidence motion in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar following testy Dáil debate
The debate on the confidence vote concluded this evening.
Dáil meets in Leinster House but moves across the Liffey for confidence vote in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar
The Dáil met at 2pm and voted to relocate to the Convention Centre Dublin.
People told to not leave tap running or flush wipes down the toilet amid Covid-19 crisis
Irish Water has also advised businesses to make sure there is “no unnecessary use of water” .
Trump denies any knowledge of Russian efforts to help his opponent in US presidential election
Trump accused the Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee of leaking election security information
Ireland is losing 43% of its drinking water in leaks - and has just gotten the data to start fixing the problem
One of the biggest problems with leaks is where to find them – a trained ear to hear a leak is still a commonly used method.
23,000 homes and businesses still without water
Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.
Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply
Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.
No-deal Brexit would cripple UK finances to tune of €91 BILLION - leaked report
The leaked secret economic analysis paints a dire economic picture for the UK post-Brexit.
Justin Bieber's nudes were leaked after ex-girlfriend Selena Gomez's Instagram was hacked
Not cool.
Gardaí investigating former member for leaking information to criminals
The garda quit the force last year.
'We will find you': White House vows crackdown on 'staggering number of leaks'
Concern has been expressed after phone calls between President Trump and two world leaders were leaked this week.
Trump says Comey is 'cowardly' over conversation leaks
“I believe the James Comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible.”
Trump threatens prosecution over Manchester attack leaks
The New York Times published details of the bomb used in the Manchester attack last night.
WikiLeaks releases over 8,000 documents 'hacked from CIA'
The files appear to show the CIA wanted to subvert software products and use them as surveillance devices.
Trump says Obama is behind protests and leaks
Angry constituents have been protesting at Republican town hall-style meetings.
Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same
It appears that Obama could grant a pardon for Snowden, but all indications are that he won’t.
Irish Water says it has saved enough water for everyone in Kerry
Almost 3,500 customers have had leaks repaired after they were identified by water meters, Irish Water says.
Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?
He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.
Irish Water says it's not trying to trick people into paying their bills
A Cork councillor said that they had been “devious”.
Paul Murphy: 'No one told me I'm going to be charged over Jobstown protests'
The TD is among those expected to be charged over the protest last November.
You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak
Here’s the latest on what you need to know.
The studio behind Suicide Squad is NOT happy about that trailer leak
“We cannot continue to allow the film to be represented by the poor quality of the pirated footage stolen from our presentation.”
Wikileaks shared juicy One Direction e-mails and Directioners are freaking out
Irish Water to start fixing leaks - even if they're inside your gate
The company said it has identified leaks at Irish homes that are wasting enough water to fill 18 Olympic pools each day.
Irish Water will be reducing pressure as part of its "painstaking" effort to fix leaks
Councils in five areas still expect to lose most of their treated water to leaks by the end of the year.
Irish Water isn't fixing more leaks - or spending more on infrastructure
That’s compared with local authorities over the past 10 years. However, Irish Water says, “It’s not just about fixing leaks – it’s about reducing the amount of water that is lost.”
Here is what we have learned from the Sony hacks so far
The studio has found itself at the centre of a massive hacking scandal over the past week.
Sony's nightmare continues as employees' medical records are leaked
Private documents and spreadsheets containing the health information of employees and their spouses and children have been leaked.
Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.
Will your home insurance cover water charges after a burst pipe?
Companies are now reviewing their cover to take leaks into account, with one deciding on a limit of €1,000 for lost water.
A burst water main is causing some traffic problems today
A house has also flooded.
14 reasons why people don't like and don't trust Irish Water
Leaks, protests, communication breakdown and a scorned minister have all contributed to a difficult 10 months for the new semi-state.
It may cost you €188 to call out Irish Water to fix a leak
But only if the problem is on your side of the meter.
GSOC chairman says he won't be resigning
The GSOC report was unable to confirm the source of the ‘bugging’ leak.
People are going door-to-door offering to tamper with gas meters
It’s very dangerous warns Bord Gáis Networks.
Irish Water wants allowance of 38,000 litres per child reduced
However, Enda Kenny has insisted that “every child” will be free.
Water charges will cost families more than €400 a year - Fianna Fáil
The party has launched a website claiming to give “the real cost of water charges”.