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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 20 March, 2019

#More Water

This brilliant Father Jack surfboard was just discovered on Facebook

Catching the waves off Craggy Island.

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

The ultimate hipster conquest.

From TheJournal.ie 'The temper of protest is changing' - Pat Rabbitte critical of 'thuggish' protesters Water Protests

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

The former minister says such protesters are in the minority.

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

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

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

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 Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks Uisceleaks

Irish Water says it 'always anticipated' leaks

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

From TheJournal.ie There are 29 Irish Water staff earning over €100,000 More Water

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

And 27 senior managers get a car allowance.

From TheJournal.ie No pipes have been stolen from Irish Water, but disruption is 'unavoidable' More Water

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

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

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

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

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”.

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

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

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

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

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

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