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# water-meters - Friday 5 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water Irish Water

These Galway lads have written an extremely passionate rap about Irish Water

“The time has come to stand and fight/and not put up with the same old sh*te…”

# water-meters - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Catch up as you wake up

# water-meters - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million Price Hike

Cost of water meters underestimated by €107 million

RTÉ’s This Week programme says the guide price provided to Government was way off.

# water-meters - Saturday 22 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie People marched against water charges in Waterford and Jobstown today Peaceful Protets

People marched against water charges in Waterford and Jobstown today

Gardai say there were no public order incidents at either protest.

# water-meters - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Meter installer ‘kneed in face’ at protest Exclusion Zone

Meter installer ‘kneed in face’ at protest

A group of water meter protesters accused of breaching an exclusion zone at sites were before the courts again today.

# water-meters - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water Bumper To Bumper

This driver is pretty clear about their feelings for Irish Water

Anti-water charges bumper stickers are here.

# water-meters - Monday 17 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco Water Charges

10 of the most creative responses to the Irish Water fiasco

The whole thing has brought out the wittier side of us all.

# water-meters - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water doesn’t want you inviting fairies to remove your meter Illegal

Irish Water doesn’t want you inviting fairies to remove your meter

The utility said that requesting someone to remove your meter is an offence.

# water-meters - Friday 31 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This pumpkin perfectly captures the nation’s feelings about water meters RIP

# water-meters - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 100 anti-water charges protests planned across the country Right2Water

Almost 100 anti-water charges protests planned across the country

It is the second day of action by the Right2Water group.

# water-meters - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline Leaky Pipes

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water to review how it treats customers (and, maybe, its bonus structure) Alan Kelly

Irish Water to review how it treats customers (and, maybe, its bonus structure)

Minister Alan Kelly has said he expects “a reinvigoration in customer focus”.

From TheJournal.ie ‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters Right To Protest

‘You can protest, but you can’t stop them’ – Judge to water meter protesters

The judge declined to decide on a request from the company for a 20m exclusion zone around workers.

# water-meters - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why are gardaí wearing cameras at water meter protests? Expensive Cameras This post contains images

Why are gardaí wearing cameras at water meter protests?

According to gardaí, it’s nothing new.

# water-meters - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie I live in an apartment, how is my water bill calculated? Apartment Living

I live in an apartment, how is my water bill calculated?

It comes down to age, apparently.

# water-meters - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after threatening Irish Water worker with ‘imitation’ gun Water Meters

# water-meters - Monday 25 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters Fight Water With Fire

Gardaí investigating suspected arson attack on shed storing water meters

The incident occurred at Union Place in Sligo this morning.

# water-meters - Thursday 7 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it’ Fighting Talk

‘If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it’

Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…

# water-meters - Sunday 27 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

# water-meters - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Scandalous’: One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests Response Times

‘Scandalous’: One TD does not want gardaí at water meter protests

Joe Higgins said that their presence at peaceful protests could lead to slower response times to other crimes.

# water-meters - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Water meter works leave footpath almost completely blocked Restricted Access This post contains images

PICS: Water meter works leave footpath almost completely blocked

One resident of the street in south Dublin said he couldn’t imagine how a person in a wheelchair would be able to access their home.

# water-meters - Sunday 11 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Damien Kiberd: They say €240 per year for water. Sure. For now. Opinion

Damien Kiberd: They say €240 per year for water. Sure. For now.

Damien Kiberd finds the election promise of an ‘average’ water charge is as leaky as a badly-laid pipe.

# water-meters - Friday 9 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Water charge protesters joined the Taoiseach’s Limerick canvass Meet And Greet This post contains images

Pics: Water charge protesters joined the Taoiseach’s Limerick canvass

Fine Gael said yesterday that Kenny was hoping to speak to as many people as possible in the run up to polling day and these guys were certainly ready to talk.

# water-meters - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Water meter protests continue, one woman ‘injured’ in Dublin stand-off Rumble In Raheny Part II

Water meter protests continue, one woman ‘injured’ in Dublin stand-off

Derek Byrne of Dublin Says No told TheJournal.ie that the woman fell to the ground when she was pushed over by a barrier.

# water-meters - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge The most painfully ironic photo of an Irish Water van you’ll see today Uisce Éireann

# water-meters - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: I find it hard to understand why people are blocking Irish Water from installing meters Confused.com

Gilmore: I find it hard to understand why people are blocking Irish Water from installing meters

The Tánaiste also said he would not be bound by any timetable on the Cabinet agreeing on how much people will have to pay.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters have ‘all the time in the world’ to stop water meter work today Rumble In Raheny

Protesters have ‘all the time in the world’ to stop water meter work today

The group succeeded in preventing Irish Water workers from installing meters at an estate in Dublin yesterday and they were back at the crack of dawn today.

# water-meters - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# water-meters - Thursday 2 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80,000 homes have so far been fitted with water meters Water Meters

Almost 80,000 homes have so far been fitted with water meters

Irish Water came into operation yesterday and says that over 1 million household connections have also now surveyed by authorities.

# water-meters - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

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.

# water-meters - Monday 8 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore: Water charges will not be introduced next January Water Charges

Gilmore: Water charges will not be introduced next January

The Tánaiste says charges won’t be introduced before meters are installed, and that won’t be done in the next nine months.

# water-meters - Monday 25 February, 2013

400 jobs for the unemployed through the water metering project

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan said the programme is an opportunity for skilled workers to re-enter the workforce.

# water-meters - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council head John Tierney appointed new boss at Irish Water Meet The New Boss

Dublin City Council head John Tierney appointed new boss at Irish Water

A Fianna Fáil councillor has said that Tierney’s departure should lead to his powers being transferred to the Lord Mayor of Dublin.

# water-meters - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Seanad to begin debating legislation behind water charges Water Charges

Seanad to begin debating legislation behind water charges

The Water Services Bill will begin its path through the Oireachtas in the Seanad chamber this afternoon.

# water-meters - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish government ‘fears boycott of new water charges’ Euroleaks

Irish government ‘fears boycott of new water charges’

A leaked Troika document also reveals that the installation of water meters could be years behind the official schedule.

# water-meters - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

From TheJournal.ie Hogan admits water charges law will be behind Troika schedule Water Meters

Hogan admits water charges law will be behind Troika schedule

A European Commission report yesterday said legislation would be tabled in the coming days – but Phil Hogan says it’ll be later this year.

# water-meters - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Leaked EU report: Water charges to kick in from January 2014 Water Charges

Leaked EU report: Water charges to kick in from January 2014

Irish homes will pay water charges from 1 January 2014, Brussels says – far earlier than Phil Hogan had previously said.

# water-meters - Friday 8 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Water charges waiver system proposed for low-income households Water Charges

Water charges waiver system proposed for low-income households

A joint Oireachtas committee report has also recommended that Irish Water, the new State body, should remain in public ownsership.

# water-meters - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis says Irish Water plan won’t come until at least mid-July Water Charges

Bord Gáis says Irish Water plan won’t come until at least mid-July

SIPTU members are being balloted for industrial action over job fears as services are transferred from local authorities to the new State company.

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