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# down-the-drain - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river Down The Drain This post contains videos

Fire at US Jim Beam warehouse destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon, as alcohol flows into river

State officials are now worried that the runoff whiskey seeping into the Kentucky River could kill fish.

# down-the-drain - Saturday 19 August, 2017

A plumber has been awarded €15,000 after a row over a urinal cleaning job

A Dublin-based Drain Doctor franchisee denied that it had fired the ex-worker.

# down-the-drain - Monday 17 July, 2017

Here are the questions on water charges you want answered

FINALLY. Talk about water charges might be coming to an end as the government figure out how to give the cash back.

# down-the-drain - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Water meters are not the new e-voting machines - they cost us a lot more

To date, the State has spent €465 million on the water metering project.

# down-the-drain - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

It's going to cost €123 million to keep Irish Water afloat due to water charges shortfall

The funding is to last for the period of the water charges suspension up to 2017.

# down-the-drain - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it)

The Green Party has published a bill on the issue – but it needs cross-party support.

# down-the-drain - Friday 16 September, 2016

Bus strike latest: Passenger falls ill on Dart as commuters face more disruption

Unions say that the company has done nothing to stop the dispute.

# down-the-drain - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Suspension of water charges will cost the taxpayer €115 million extra in 2017

It has also been revealed that the programme for installing domestic water meter is now under review following the suspension of charges.

# down-the-drain - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Public toilets over 100 years old are demolished to clear way for Luas

The facility had been in use up until the 1990s.

# down-the-drain - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Tullamore Dew and Bulmers are cutting jobs in Clonmel

The news was described as “genuinely shocking” for workers.

# down-the-drain - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Think before you flush: 10-tonne fatberg removed from London sewer

The large blob was found in a drain in west London.

# down-the-drain - Thursday 4 September, 2014

A fatberg the length of a Boeing 747 was found under a London street

The fatberg is made up of congealed fat and baby wipes.

# down-the-drain - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Fianna Fáil attacks "gold-plated bonus culture" at Irish Water as costs are revealed

The Sunday Business Post reports that costs at the utility are twice that of companies in the UK.

# down-the-drain - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers Down The Drain This post contains videos

14-tonne 'fatberg' discovered in London sewers

It’s a giant blob of congealed fat and wet wipes.