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# minister pat rabbitte

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# drip feed
Will Irish Water charge homeowners a €100 standing charge?
One newspaper reports that the semi-state company will, but Minister Pat Rabbitte says no.
# An Post
Here's why postmasters want cashless welfare payments suspended
The cashless welfare payments are due to be introduced by 2017.
# An Post
Rabbitte: Post offices need to innovate to ensure their survival
The Minister was speaking this afternoon in the Dáil, where he stressed that closing post offices is not an aim of government.
# chat lines
TD calls for ban on late-night ‘sex line’ ads
A Dáil deputy has asked that ‘sex lines’ be banned after becoming concerned about their intent. He has asked if the Government could draft legislation to help in their regulation.
# Wind Farm
New wind farm opened in Kilkenny
The wind farm was officially opened on Sunday in Kilkenny by Minister Pat Rabbitte, who confirmed that Bord Gáis Energy will develop a further 250MWs of wind energy over the next three years.