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Explainer: Why Michael D Higgins signed water charges into law
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Explainer: Why Michael D Higgins signed water charges into law

Dec 29th 2014, 12:16 PM 23,607 Views 185 Comments

The president’s hands were essentially tied by the Constitution.

'I don't think the Government knows how serious this is'
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'I don't think the Government knows how serious this is'

Dec 29th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,178 Views 45 Comments

Sinn Féin has hit out at Government for allowing the Water Services Bill to be signed into law.

Lipstick 'traitor' sign hung on Áras gates as President rubber-stamps contentious bill
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Lipstick 'traitor' sign hung on Áras gates as President rubber-stamps contentious bill

Dec 28th 2014, 8:19 PM 50,361 Views 296 Comments

Dozens of protesters gathered in near freezing temperatures in the Phoenix Park today, carrying candles, banners and flags.

49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill
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49 TDs and senators in eleventh-hour appeal to Michael D over Water Bill

Dec 24th 2014, 12:09 PM 41,227 Views 150 Comments

The President had a swift response for some of them (and it wasn’t a complete ‘no’.)

Mary Lou and this Fianna Fáil senator were throwing serious shade on Twitter last night
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Mary Lou and this Fianna Fáil senator were throwing serious shade on Twitter last night

Dec 24th 2014, 10:25 AM 19,634 Views 102 Comments

Can’t we all just get along?

Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill
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Amid claims of drunkenness, the Seanad has voted to pass the Water Services Bill

Dec 22nd 2014, 11:00 PM 58,164 Views 220 Comments

Earlier, proceedings were suspended twice in less than an hour – after a row over claims that senators were coming from the Dáil bar to vote on the Bill last week.

Senator says no one in Fianna Fáil told him he was expelled
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Senator says no one in Fianna Fáil told him he was expelled

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:43 PM 22,546 Views 23 Comments

Mark Daly claimed he hadn’t heard from anyone in the party after he defied the whip early on Saturday morning.

Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill
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Senators start campaign to have a referendum on the Water Services Bill

Dec 21st 2014, 1:41 PM 14,934 Views 117 Comments

Here’s what would have to happen to get it underway.

The Seanad debated the Water Services Bill well into the wee hours
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The Seanad debated the Water Services Bill well into the wee hours

Dec 20th 2014, 8:15 AM 25,793 Views 66 Comments

Senators are now expected to return on Monday to continue the debate.

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges From TheJournal.ie

This senator was struggling to keep his eyes open as the Seanad debated water charges

Dec 18th 2014, 6:26 PM 16,736 Views 33 Comments

Seán Barrett’s had a long day.

WATCH: Fianna Fáil lead Dáil walkout after row over water services legislation
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WATCH: Fianna Fáil lead Dáil walkout after row over water services legislation

Dec 19th 2013, 1:21 PM 18,543 Views 112 Comments

Sinn Féin and independent TDs joined them as the government’s attempts to dispose of the Water Services Bill this week drew condemnation.

Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)
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Watch: Ming Flanagan challenges Minister to drink glass of 'glorified piss' (water)

Dec 19th 2013, 12:12 PM 57,857 Views 384 Comments

The independent TD could be in trouble with Dáil authorities after an outburst in the chamber this morning.

Irish Water will not cut off supply to homes over unpaid charges
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# Water Charges

Irish Water will not cut off supply to homes over unpaid charges

Dec 3rd 2013, 3:54 PM 13,540 Views 144 Comments

Where a customer fails to pay water charges, Irish Water will have to go to court to enforce payment.