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From The42 'We could end up with some element of a cross-border female league' European View

'We could end up with some element of a cross-border female league'

Railway Union will travel to London to take on Wasps Ladies in two weekends’ time.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement Charge This

The story of 'NO' ... 15 moments that have defined the Irish Water protest movement

Not long ago, TheJournal.ie was publishing articles with headlines like ‘Why don’t the Irish protest?’.

From TheJournal.ie What happens if I don't pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water Bills Bills Bills

What happens if I don't pay my bill, and other questions for Irish Water

John Tierney said he didn’t forsee a situation ”where we would have to be taking people to court”. But what will happen to those who don’t pay out?

From TheJournal.ie Government accused of 'complete hypocrisy' over Irish Water board ... but they're having none of it Hell To The N-o

Government accused of 'complete hypocrisy' over Irish Water board ... but they're having none of it

The utility’s new board structure has caused some confusion this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water using 'protocol' to destroy your PPS numbers Data Protection

Irish Water using 'protocol' to destroy your PPS numbers

The utility has consulted the Data Commissioner prior to starting the job.

From TheJournal.ie We'll delete all those PPS numbers by January --- Irish Water chief Erase And Rewind

We'll delete all those PPS numbers by January --- Irish Water chief

The ‘big sell’ of Irish Water is well under way… Ministers have also been out today talking up the “€1.15 a week” figure.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water will take on €130 million debt in uncollected water charges Irish Water

Irish Water will take on €130 million debt in uncollected water charges

All assets and liabilities from local authorities are due to be transferred to Irish Water by 2017.

From TheJournal.ie John Tierney took the media (and a minister) on a bizarre tour around a water treatment plant today Irish Water This post contains videos

John Tierney took the media (and a minister) on a bizarre tour around a water treatment plant today

The Irish Water charm offensive began in Ringsend this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Is Irish Water getting any better at answering TDs' questions? Communication Breakdown

Is Irish Water getting any better at answering TDs' questions?

Several TDs have complained about not getting any response to their queries from the new utility.

From TheJournal.ie These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for Irish Water

These politicians want to know why they got legal advice they didn't ask for

The Public Accounts Committee was told it can’t question Irish Water boss John Tierney

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water needs to deal with customers 'in a fantastic way' Irish Water This post contains videos

Irish Water needs to deal with customers 'in a fantastic way'

The Irish Water boss John Tierney has met with Environment Minister Alan Kelly this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Kelly doesn't think Irish Water should pay any bonuses to staff Water Charges

Alan Kelly doesn't think Irish Water should pay any bonuses to staff

Alan Kelly said the new board will address the bonus culture at Irish water as a matter of priority.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Will water bills be delayed? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Will water bills be delayed?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie 'Anybody with any kind of a brain will understand what I meant' Water Falling From The Sky This post contains videos

'Anybody with any kind of a brain will understand what I meant'

Fine Gael Senator clarifies his comment that water “doesn’t just fall out of the sky”.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: 'I have every confidence John Tierney can do his job' Irish Water

Enda Kenny: 'I have every confidence John Tierney can do his job'

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael backbencher has called on the board of Irish Water to resign.

From TheJournal.ie 14 reasons why people don't like and don't trust Irish Water Underwater

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.

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Does anyone have confidence in this man? Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Does anyone have confidence in this man?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Who are Irish Water's board and how much do they earn? Water Boarding
From TheJournal.ie Martin calls on Government to intervene on Irish Water bonuses Ervia

Martin calls on Government to intervene on Irish Water bonuses

It has also emerged that senior coalition figures have discussed the replacement of the Irish Water CEO.

From TheJournal.ie These TDs are resorting to Twitter to complain about Irish Water services... Hey You

These TDs are resorting to Twitter to complain about Irish Water services...

Fine Gael TD Noel Harrington said he’s had “no substantial response” to a series of emails and Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty doesn’t seem to be getting anywhere either.

From TheJournal.ie It's the last thing he needs, but Phil Hogan's just been landed with ANOTHER Irish Water scandal Bad Timing

It's the last thing he needs, but Phil Hogan's just been landed with ANOTHER Irish Water scandal

The former minister had the biggest job interview of his life this week, as he bids to become Agriculture Commissioner. But the issue of Irish Water just won’t go away, it seems.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'We cannot do all the work': PAC's growing prominence leads to tensions among members Trouble Brewing

'We cannot do all the work': PAC's growing prominence leads to tensions among members

An ambulance chaser or an indispensable public spending watchdog? The Public Accounts Committee’s work and role is coming under increasing scrutiny from its own members.

From TheJournal.ie Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead Money Wasted?

Poolbeg incinerator company may look for repayment if project doesn’t go ahead

But the taxpayer could lose €96 million.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: 'We can't have a situation where thousands have to boil water every day' Irish Water

Enda Kenny: 'We can't have a situation where thousands have to boil water every day'

The Taoiseach has defended Irish Water and its chief executive John Tierney this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Water charges will be announced ‘in or around August’ Water Charges

Water charges will be announced ‘in or around August’

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs': Hogan defends Irish Water spending Big Philly Style

'You can't make an omelette without breaking eggs': Hogan defends Irish Water spending

The Environment Minister has been called on to resign by Sinn Féin’s Gerry Adams today.

From TheJournal.ie Hayes: Bonus payments at Irish Water not justified Cold Water

Hayes: Bonus payments at Irish Water not justified

CEO of the semi-state, John Tierney, confirmed yesterday that staff would be entitled to bonus payments totalling up to six per cent of their salary.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water faces questions from Public Accounts Committee over funding John Tierney

Irish Water faces questions from Public Accounts Committee over funding

John Tierney, who appeared before the joint Oireachtas Environment Committee yesterday, will be back in Leinster House this evening to answer more questions on Irish Water’s finances.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water will spend nearly €86 million on consultants, contractors and legal advice Irish Water

Irish Water will spend nearly €86 million on consultants, contractors and legal advice

The new utility company’s submission to the Oireachtas Environment Committee outlines how up to €180 million will be spent to establish it.

From TheJournal.ie Government knew of outside consultants procured at Irish Water almost a year ago Irish Water

Government knew of outside consultants procured at Irish Water almost a year ago

Costs were released for the first time today but Irish Water has said that the Government knew of the completion of the procurement process 10 months ago.

From TheJournal.ie How transparent is Irish Water? Irish Water

How transparent is Irish Water?

The Fianna Fáil party makes a strong argument in its latest video offering on the controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water CEO to face Oireachtas Environment Committee today Irish Water

Irish Water CEO to face Oireachtas Environment Committee today

John Tierney will be faced with questions on the new body’s spending.

From TheJournal.ie 'A national scandal': Irish Water facing questions from PAC over €50m consultancy fees Water Charges

'A national scandal': Irish Water facing questions from PAC over €50m consultancy fees

Irish Water has defended the spending saying the initial cost of setting it up has to be seen “in the context of long term cost savings”.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: Irish Water must show €50m spending on consultants was necessary Water Charges

Tánaiste: Irish Water must show €50m spending on consultants was necessary

Irish Water chief executive John Tierney revealed the figure this morning, saying it was part of set-up costs for the new State utility company.

From TheJournal.ie Good news on the jobs front: Irish Water to create 1,600 jobs Jobswatch

Good news on the jobs front: Irish Water to create 1,600 jobs

The company has been tasked overseeing the metering of homes ahead of the introduction of water charges late next year.

From TheJournal.ie Installation of new water meters to begin at the end of the month Water Charges

Installation of new water meters to begin at the end of the month

Homeowners will be contacted two weeks in advance of the installation of their meter.

From TheJournal.ie Water meter installation will cause "minimal distruption" Irish Water

Water meter installation will cause "minimal distruption"

The head of Irish Water said it delayed signing its contract with call centre Abtran after an employee was suspended at the company last month.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin library to move to Parnell Square in €60m 'cultural quarter' project Cultural Quarter

Dublin library to move to Parnell Square in €60m 'cultural quarter' project

The central library, currently based in the Ilac Centre, will become the focal point for a new ‘cultural district’.

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