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#More Water

# more-water - Thursday 31 March, 2016

This brilliant Father Jack surfboard was just discovered on Facebook
# More Water
From The Daily Edge
# More Water

This brilliant Father Jack surfboard was just discovered on Facebook

Mar 31st 2016, 11:55 AM 3,489 Views 0 Comments

Catching the waves off Craggy Island.

# more-water - Friday 29 May, 2015

A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves
# Hipster Please
From The Daily Edge
# Hipster Please

A tap water-only bar opened in London today, and the jokes write themselves

May 29th 2015, 7:30 PM 7,046 Views 2 Comments

The ultimate hipster conquest.

# more-water - Sunday 1 February, 2015

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters
# Water Protests
# Water Protests

'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters

Feb 1st 2015, 1:18 PM 19,601 Views 133 Comments

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

# more-water - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Irish people are the cleanest in the world this morning thanks to the water charges
# Squeaky Clean
From The Daily Edge
# Squeaky Clean

Irish people are the cleanest in the world this morning thanks to the water charges

Oct 1st 2014, 7:38 AM 25,792 Views 68 Comments

It was good while it lasted.

# more-water - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

It's so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day
# Hot In Herre
From The42
# Hot In Herre

It's so hot at La Vuelta that one cyclist lost 4.5 kilos in one day

Aug 26th 2014, 9:12 PM 6,625 Views 3 Comments

It’s pushing 40 degrees at the Grand Tour and showing no sign of letting up soon.

# more-water - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less

Feb 11th 2014, 3:58 PM 12,164 Views 48 Comments

TDs and Senators have also heard that Irish Water’s has put some 115,000 water meters into the ground, at a rate of around 27,000 a month, so far.

# more-water - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks
# Uisceleaks
# Uisceleaks

Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks

Feb 5th 2014, 3:28 PM 9,364 Views 61 Comments

The company says the age of the pipe network, not their workers, caused leaks in Dublin.

# more-water - Thursday 23 January, 2014

There are 29 Irish Water staff earning over €100,000
# More Water
# More Water

There are 29 Irish Water staff earning over €100,000

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:49 PM 44,682 Views 208 Comments

And 27 senior managers get a car allowance.

# more-water - Saturday 18 January, 2014

No pipes have been stolen from Irish Water, but disruption is 'unavoidable'
# More Water
# More Water

No pipes have been stolen from Irish Water, but disruption is 'unavoidable'

Jan 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 24,223 Views 102 Comments

Many people have had access to their streets or driveways impacted, but Irish Water says this can’t be helped.

# more-water - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Barry Cowen to Phil Hogan: ‘You misled Dáil’. Hogan: ‘No, you did’.
# More Water
# More Water

Barry Cowen to Phil Hogan: ‘You misled Dáil’. Hogan: ‘No, you did’.

Jan 16th 2014, 10:47 PM 15,707 Views 76 Comments

Cowen has claimed that Hogan “either deliberately lied” or “accidentally gave a gross underestimation” about Irish water costs. The Minister says Cowen was “selective in his quotes”.

# more-water - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Water charges will be announced ‘in or around August’
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Water charges will be announced ‘in or around August’

Jan 15th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,639 Views 107 Comments

The charges are set to begin in October with the first bills due in early 2015 but a pricing structure has yet to be decided.

"This government is shrouding itself in secrecy," - Fianna Fáil hit out at Irish Water controversy
# More Water
# More Water

"This government is shrouding itself in secrecy," - Fianna Fáil hit out at Irish Water controversy

Jan 15th 2014, 10:19 PM 6,042 Views 48 Comments

The Oireachtas heard a lot more about Irish Water today, with the Dáil and Public Accounts Committee both sitting into the evening.

# more-water - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

“We’re not getting transparency at Irish Water,” Barry Cowen and Phil Hogan face off on Prime Time
# More Water
# More Water

“We’re not getting transparency at Irish Water,” Barry Cowen and Phil Hogan face off on Prime Time

Jan 14th 2014, 10:56 PM 14,389 Views 118 Comments

After earlier releasing copies of redacted letters, Barry Cowen got to air his grievances over Irish Water to the Minister for the Environment tonight.