Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 9 July, 2020

#down the drain

From TheJournal.ie Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river Down The Drain This post contains videos

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

From TheJournal.ie A plumber has been awarded €15,000 after a row over a urinal cleaning job Down The Drain

A plumber has been awarded €15,000 after a row over a urinal cleaning job

A Dublin-based Drain Doctor franchisee denied that it had fired the ex-worker.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the questions on water charges you want answered Explainer

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.

From TheJournal.ie Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more Down The Drain

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

From TheJournal.ie It's going to cost €123 million to keep Irish Water afloat due to water charges shortfall Down The Drain

It's going to cost €123 million to keep Irish Water afloat due to water charges shortfall

The funding is to last for the period of the water charges suspension up to 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it) Down The Drain

Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it)

The Green Party has published a bill on the issue – but it needs cross-party support.

From TheJournal.ie Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption Cash Drain

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

From TheJournal.ie Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017 Down The Drain

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

From TheJournal.ie Public toilets over 100 years old are demolished to clear way for Luas Flushed Away

Public toilets over 100 years old are demolished to clear way for Luas

The facility had been in use up until the 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel Down The Drain

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

From TheJournal.ie Think before you flush: 10-tonne fatberg removed from London sewer Fatberg

Think before you flush: 10-tonne fatberg removed from London sewer

The large blob was found in a drain in west London.

From TheJournal.ie A fatberg the length of a Boeing 747 was found under a London street Ewwwww

A fatberg the length of a Boeing 747 was found under a London street

The fatberg is made up of congealed fat and baby wipes.

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil attacks "gold-plated bonus culture" at Irish Water as costs are revealed Down The Drain

Fianna Fáil attacks "gold-plated bonus culture" at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers Down The Drain This post contains videos

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers

It’s a giant blob of congealed fat and wet wipes.