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Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million
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Water plant behind summer crisis in north east to be upgraded for €24 million

Sep 17th 2017, 6:05 AM 7,569 Views 13 Comments

200,000 people in the Meath and Louth areas were left without water as a result of a burst main near Drogheda in late July.

There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland
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# Drink Up

There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland

Sep 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,600 Views 24 Comments

58 have elevated levels of trihalomethanes and 25 lack adequate treatment to prevent cryptosporidium.

The former head of Irish Water walked away with a retirement package of nearly €600,000 last year
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# John Tierney

The former head of Irish Water walked away with a retirement package of nearly €600,000 last year

Sep 11th 2017, 9:23 PM 31,120 Views 116 Comments

The majority of the retirement package received by John Tierney when he left Irish Water came from pension entitlements.

Confirmed: Irish Water to refund water charges to customers by Christmas
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# Expect A Cheque

Confirmed: Irish Water to refund water charges to customers by Christmas

Sep 6th 2017, 1:59 PM 63,354 Views 188 Comments

The refunds will be sent automatically – by cheque.

'It's a nuisance': Thousands of homes and businesses in Kerry are still without water
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# Listowel

'It's a nuisance': Thousands of homes and businesses in Kerry are still without water

Sep 4th 2017, 3:25 PM 11,285 Views 58 Comments

Irish Water hopes to restore services throughout the day in Listowel.

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole
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# Limerick

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

Aug 11th 2017, 4:53 PM 26,153 Views 23 Comments

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace and flooded 11 homes on 15 July.

The company installing Irish Water meters has racked up multimillion-euro profits
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# Services

The company installing Irish Water meters has racked up multimillion-euro profits

Aug 6th 2017, 7:30 AM 49,202 Views 68 Comments

GMC Sierra is part-owned by a Denis O’Brien-controlled firm.

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired
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# Irish Water

Water supply returning to thousands of homes after burst pipe in Meath repaired

Aug 1st 2017, 9:59 PM 24,342 Views 94 Comments

Between 5,000 and 10,000 homes were without water in Navan town today.

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant
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# Wastewater

Kilkee beach in Clare reopened after 'malfunction' at wastewater plant

Aug 1st 2017, 12:45 PM 17,832 Views 24 Comments

Irish Water has apologised for the inconvenience to locals and tourists.

Water returns to Louth and Meath after a 'complex' repair - Irish Water
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# Hold Your Water

Water returns to Louth and Meath after a 'complex' repair - Irish Water

Jul 27th 2017, 4:30 PM 29,252 Views 82 Comments

The water being produced by the fixed main may be discoloured but is still drinkable.

Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years
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# Irish Water

Almost 1,300km of old water pipes will be replaced around Ireland in 5 years

Jul 27th 2017, 6:00 AM 8,888 Views 15 Comments

It’s possible that the water crisis that’s left thousands in Meath and Louth without water could happen elsewhere.

A new pipe part has been fitted - but the Louth/Meath water crisis could continue into the weekend
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# Irish Water

A new pipe part has been fitted - but the Louth/Meath water crisis could continue into the weekend

Jul 26th 2017, 6:40 PM 26,672 Views 101 Comments

It may take several days for full water service to be restored to everyone.

Concerns North East water crisis could happen in other parts of the country
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# Irish Water

Concerns North East water crisis could happen in other parts of the country

Jul 26th 2017, 9:44 AM 13,489 Views 168 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said there are antiquated pipes that need to be fixed all over the country.

Supermarkets as far south as Dublin are being cleared out of water as shortage enters sixth day
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# Bottled

Supermarkets as far south as Dublin are being cleared out of water as shortage enters sixth day

Jul 26th 2017, 12:01 AM 24,492 Views 95 Comments

Retailers are struggling to keep up with demand.

Defence Forces called in to assist with water shortage in Louth and east Meath
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# Drogheda

Defence Forces called in to assist with water shortage in Louth and east Meath

Jul 25th 2017, 7:00 PM 28,656 Views 168 Comments

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has defended the response to the “biggest crisis Irish Water has faced” so far.

Saucepans, tankers, and cancelled holidays: How the Irish town with no water is pulling together
# Drogheda Drought
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# Drogheda Drought

Saucepans, tankers, and cancelled holidays: How the Irish town with no water is pulling together

Jul 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,726 Views 126 Comments

Thousands will be left without drinkable water for at least six days.

Old pipes are making it more difficult to restore the water to Drogheda and east Meath
# Water Outage
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# Water Outage

Old pipes are making it more difficult to restore the water to Drogheda and east Meath

Jul 24th 2017, 8:29 PM 13,304 Views 125 Comments

A normal supply is expected to be restored on Thursday.

Irish Water says Drogheda supply won't be restored until Thursday
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# Water

Irish Water says Drogheda supply won't be restored until Thursday

Jul 24th 2017, 7:13 AM 17,432 Views 140 Comments

The company said it must completely shut off water in order to ensure supply to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is maintained.

'We're over 36 hours without water' - Irish Water slammed locally for response to supply crisis in north-east
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# Critical

'We're over 36 hours without water' - Irish Water slammed locally for response to supply crisis in north-east

Jul 23rd 2017, 2:45 PM 22,332 Views 53 Comments

The water crisis, which began on Friday afternoon, is now unlikely to be solved before Monday evening at the earliest.

Donegal residents concerned after sewage spill at Irish Water treatment plant
# Effluent
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# Effluent

Donegal residents concerned after sewage spill at Irish Water treatment plant

Jul 19th 2017, 4:50 PM 9,607 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened at the Dungloe plant.

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered
# Explainer
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# Explainer

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

Jul 17th 2017, 2:18 PM 14,417 Views 41 Comments

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

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection
# Offaly
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# Offaly

Almost 10,000 Irish Water customers issued boil notice after E.Coli detection

Jul 14th 2017, 9:14 AM 10,790 Views 39 Comments

A full investigation is being carried out into the cause of the outbreak.

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight
# Shutdown
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# Shutdown

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight

Jun 27th 2017, 12:38 PM 14,875 Views 22 Comments

It’s so that work can be carried out on a pipe that is at risk of bursting.

Water supplies running low in many areas due to dry weather
# Water Worries
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# Water Worries

Water supplies running low in many areas due to dry weather

Jun 22nd 2017, 3:18 PM 12,736 Views 67 Comments

There are shortages in parts of Donegal, Galway and Westmeath.

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply
# Cut Off
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# Cut Off

Water services return to Cork city after burst pipe cuts off supply

Jun 21st 2017, 4:59 PM 10,712 Views 18 Comments

Homes, businesses and hospitals were left without water on one of the hottest days of the year.

'Unseasonably dry weather' to blame for ramping up of water restrictions
# Aran Islands
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# Aran Islands

'Unseasonably dry weather' to blame for ramping up of water restrictions

May 30th 2017, 12:55 PM 11,819 Views 16 Comments

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be extended on the Aran Islands from 9pm to 8am on a daily basis.

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'
# Jobstown
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# Jobstown

Paul Murphy's lawyer accuses garda of lying 'in a disreputable fashion'

May 16th 2017, 6:35 PM 21,221 Views 0 Comments

Garda Gavin Cooke has denied the claim.

Two state-backed bodies are doing battle over long-awaited sewerage plans for Kerry
# Building And Property
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# Building And Property

Two state-backed bodies are doing battle over long-awaited sewerage plans for Kerry

May 14th 2017, 8:15 AM 8,306 Views 11 Comments

The dispute hinges on the future of Lough Leane, a popular tourist and fishing spot.

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'
# Protest
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# Protest

Jobstown defendant said Joan Burton could 'take sanctuary in church'

May 11th 2017, 5:43 PM 13,465 Views 0 Comments

Seven men are accused of falsely imprisoning the former Tánaiste during a water charges protest in 2014.

Irish Water wants to spend around €50 million upgrading the sewers in Blanchardstown, Meath and Kildare
# In The Sewers
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# In The Sewers

Irish Water wants to spend around €50 million upgrading the sewers in Blanchardstown, Meath and Kildare

May 10th 2017, 6:04 AM 9,709 Views 26 Comments

The proposed project will be located along the Tolka River Valley in Blanchardstown.

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in
# Running Low
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# Running Low

'Tourists won't be able to take a shower' - Aran Island locals worried as water restrictions kick in

May 9th 2017, 3:32 PM 11,510 Views 24 Comments

Starting tonight, water restrictions will be imposed on Inis Oirr from 11pm to 7am on a daily basis.

Ireland could be in trouble if it doesn't take action on contaminated drinking water
# Water Supply
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# Water Supply

Ireland could be in trouble if it doesn't take action on contaminated drinking water

May 3rd 2017, 3:32 PM 7,509 Views 29 Comments

Trihalomethane contamination in the Irish water supply could land the government in trouble with the EU.

FactFind: How much water do we actually use?
# All The Facts
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# All The Facts

FactFind: How much water do we actually use?

May 1st 2017, 10:00 PM 28,342 Views 72 Comments

And how many households fall into the “excessive use” category of 1.7 times the average?

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country
# Water Waste
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# Water Waste

10% of Irish households are using four times as much water as the rest of the country

Apr 25th 2017, 1:19 PM 17,604 Views 116 Comments

New figures from the CSO show that usage of water in Ireland is heavily skewed by a small fraction of consumers.

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton
# Jobstown
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# Jobstown

Jury selected for trial of men accused of falsely imprisoning Joan Burton

Apr 24th 2017, 7:33 PM 11,677 Views 0 Comments

Over 100 potential jurors were called in a random ballot and a jury of five women and seven men were selected.

Phil Hogan: 'I think Irish Water has seen the test of time'
# No Regrets
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# No Regrets

Phil Hogan: 'I think Irish Water has seen the test of time'

Apr 23rd 2017, 5:42 PM 22,085 Views 104 Comments

Ivan Yates said that people see Hogan as the “bogeyman of Irish Water” in a radio interview today.

Poll: Do you agree with people being charged for excessive water use?
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# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with people being charged for excessive water use?

Apr 12th 2017, 9:08 AM 35,045 Views 249 Comments

The Dáil is set to debate water charges today.

SIPTU says Irish Water workers are not overpaid after reports of €5,000 bonuses for all staff
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# Performance Related

SIPTU says Irish Water workers are not overpaid after reports of €5,000 bonuses for all staff

Apr 10th 2017, 9:09 AM 26,354 Views 114 Comments

It’s reported that staff receive perks such as car allowances and fitness instructors as well as health insurance packages for executives and their spouses.

Fianna Fáil may not support new Fine Gael Taoiseach if water charges debacle not resolved
# The Heat Is On
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# The Heat Is On

Fianna Fáil may not support new Fine Gael Taoiseach if water charges debacle not resolved

Apr 9th 2017, 1:32 PM 10,987 Views 91 Comments

The impasse between the country’s two biggest parties shows no signs of abating.

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest
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# Water Water Everywhere

'We're on the verge of a really important victory': Large crowds gather in Dublin for Right2Water protest

Apr 8th 2017, 5:36 PM 26,875 Views 211 Comments

Crowds turned out in Dublin today for the demonstration.