# water-charges - Today’s News
Ahead of the trial of a number of Jobstown protesters, activists have urged members of the public to stand up for their right to demonstrate.
# water-charges - Yesterday’s News
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen made the claim this week, and the AAA-PBP’s Paul Murphy accused him of “mischief making”. FactCheck steps in.
# water-charges - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The all-party Oireachtas group is looking at the future of water charges.
# water-charges - Friday 13 January, 2017
Irish Water state the money was spent on experts that were needed to set up the utility.
# water-charges - Thursday 12 January, 2017
Irish Water and the Commission of Energy Regulation were before the Oireachtas committee today.
# water-charges - Monday 2 January, 2017
Kenny said Irish Water is “getting on with its work” and is making “real advances”.
# water-charges - Friday 30 December, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has also said there’s no chance of a coalition with Fianna Fáil in the future.
# water-charges - Monday 26 December, 2016
Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.
# water-charges - Tuesday 13 December, 2016
Kevin Duffy addressed a number of the main issues around the water charges debate, including water wastage and paying people back.
# water-charges - Sunday 4 December, 2016
To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.
# water-charges - Friday 2 December, 2016
A member of the water committee said that people who have paid for water shouldn’t be given their money back, as that would make them feel like fools.
# water-charges - Thursday 1 December, 2016
The AAA-PBP says almost three quarters of Irish Water customers refused to pay during the most recent billing cycle. Is that true?
Minister Coveney has said that people who paid the water charges “did the right thing”.
# water-charges - Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Water charges are centre stage once again. Alan Kelly has described this week’s report on the issue as a ‘fudge’.
The minister also said that people who paid their charges “did the right thing and we are not going to make a fool of them”.
# water-charges - Tuesday 29 November, 2016
The regime may be changing but that doesn’t change the past, says Simon Coveney.
The report describes normal usage as “a public service.”
# water-charges - Monday 28 November, 2016
“Normal” usage would be paid for by general taxation.
# water-charges - Monday 21 November, 2016
Last week, party leader Micheál Martin said the charges were gone for good.
# water-charges - Saturday 19 November, 2016
A report leaked to RTÉ has suggested that some form of water charges must be imposed for Ireland to satisfy its EU obligations.
The expert commission on water is expected to recommend that Irish people must pay some sort of charge to fulfil EU obligations.
# water-charges - Monday 7 November, 2016
Over 50 premises were affected in Burncourt, including a national school.
# water-charges - Sunday 23 October, 2016
Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.
# water-charges - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
The funding is to last for the period of the water charges suspension up to 2017.
# water-charges - Monday 10 October, 2016
The utility told TheJournal.ie it was a “precautionary measure”, but said domestic customers remain liable for outstanding bills.
# water-charges - Sunday 9 October, 2016
* And that’s even before they were suspended. Dublin meanwhile ranks 31st out of 31 European cities in terms of percentage income spent on charges each year.
# water-charges - Thursday 6 October, 2016
Fine Gael TD Seán Barrett made the claim over the airwaves recently. Is it true?
# water-charges - Tuesday 4 October, 2016
TheJournal.ie have received an advance copy of the party’s “alternative budget” to be unveiled today.
# water-charges - Monday 3 October, 2016
The date was set in court this morning.
# water-charges - Sunday 2 October, 2016
Fianna Fáil’s Education spokesperson says his party’s water charges policy has been consistent.
# water-charges - Wednesday 28 September, 2016
Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen said Sinn Féin is “showboating” with today’s motion.
# water-charges - Wednesday 21 September, 2016
The Government press office confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.
# water-charges - Tuesday 20 September, 2016
The detective inspector was giving evidence today at the trial of a teenager accused of the false imprisonment of Joan Burton and her advisor.
# water-charges - Wednesday 14 September, 2016
They’ve been accused of a U-Turn on the issue, but Micheál Martin has denied it. What do the facts say?
# water-charges - Tuesday 13 September, 2016
Earlier, Enda Kenny said: “I’m not sure what Fianna Fáil are at here.”
Right2Water is asking people to take to the streets again, and organisers are preparing for a large turnout.
# water-charges - Monday 12 September, 2016
They’re suspended for now but the party wants them gone altogether.
# water-charges - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
Father-of-three Derek Byrne (36), from Streamville Rd, Kilbarrack, Dublin, was fined €300 by Judge Bryan Smyth at Dublin District Court today.
# water-charges - Wednesday 20 July, 2016
The judge says that this had been a problem at a previous hearing.
# water-charges - Sunday 17 July, 2016
The former Labour TD says RTE has focused almost entirely on protests, and almost never reported on the need to improve our water infrastructure.