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#Septic Tank

# septic-tank - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Man in his 70s dies following farm incident involving septic tank

The incident happened at around 10am this morning.

# septic-tank - Friday 3 March, 2017

Remains of young children and babies found in sewage chambers at Tuam mother and baby home

In a statement, the Commission said it is “shocked by the discovery” and its investigation is continuing.

# septic-tank - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Opinion: Horror doesn't belong to the past, Ireland's most vulnerable are still marginalised and neglected

These are the unpalatable facts: we are living at a time of growing homelessness and food poverty, and we allow vulnerable children to socially excluded, neglected and ignored.

# septic-tank - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Ireland still paying €12k-a-day fine for septic tank compliance failure

Environment Minister Phil Hogan had vowed to wrap up EPA inspections – needed for the daily fines to stop – before end of last month but deadline has not been met.

# septic-tank - Friday 1 February, 2013

Today is the final day for septic tank registration

Those who do not register face a fine of up to €5,000.

# septic-tank - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# septic-tank - Monday 17 September, 2012

Last weeks to register your septic tank for €5

If you don’t register your septic tank before or on 28 September, the price jumps from €5 to €50.

# septic-tank - Monday 18 June, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

# septic-tank - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Column: Sludgy and outdated: Why our education system is like a septic tank

Tests, tests and more tests – but schools and colleges aren’t giving us the creativity we need in this crisis, writes Kate Katharina Ferguson.

# septic-tank - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Unforeseen delay in rollout of septic tank registrations

Phil Hogan is forced to acknowledge that registrations for tanks will be delayed, but there is no comment on why.

# septic-tank - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Submissions sought on septic tank regulation guidelines

The guidelines for septic tank regulation have been published by Minister Phil Hogan today. Submissions on the guidlines are now being sought.

# septic-tank - Tuesday 7 February, 2012

Hogan says there is 'no excuse' not to pay septic tank charge

The Environment Minister was speaking after he announced that the mandatory inspection fee for owners of septic tanks was reduced to €5 for the first three months.

# septic-tank - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Explainer: What's going on with Ireland's septic tanks?

The government’s under pressure over its plans to enforce mandatory inspections of septic tanks. So what’s the story?

# septic-tank - Friday 13 January, 2012

State won't face septic tank fines in February despite government claims

The government has rejected claims that it has misled the Dáil and the public over fines for failure to comply with EU regulations on septic tanks.

# septic-tank - Friday 6 January, 2012

Septic tank row continues as Fianna Fáil calls for expert advice

Sinn Féin has also organised information meetings in Mayo next week to discuss the impact of the Septic Tank Bill.

# septic-tank - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

One killed, one hospitalised in Cork sewage incident

One man has died and another has been hospitalised in Cork, after it is believed they were overcome with fumes while removing sewage from septic tanks.