Rose Hynes:  chairwoman of  Irish Water
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Governance of Irish Water

Sources said Taoiseach Enda Kenny was present at the meeting but did not give any commitments on the issues raised by his TDs and Senators. Photograph: Eric Luke

Senators and TDs request period for fixed water charges be extended

Alan Kelly: said he raised a number of issues with Mr Tierney but would not go into the detail of a “private meeting”

MD Tierney says it is ‘humbling’ to see the work his staff are doing on public’s behalf

Irish Water’s  John Tierney: denied he was asked to step down from his position.  File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Utility company’s managing director says he has ‘one of the most difficult jobs’

The Coalition is considering extending the period during which households will pay an effective fixed rate water charge to allow for the further installation of water meters

Irish Water claims installation of 455,000 meters has beaten target for the year

John Tierney, managing director, Irish Water. Photograph: Alan Betson

Moving Tierney won’t stop flow of negative sentiment

The chairman of the Commission for Energy Regulation, which regulates Irish Water, is appearing before the Oireachtas Committee on the Environment this afternoon to discuss water charges.

Cabinet agrees a communications revamp at Irish Water was necessary

When asked last night if Taoiseach Enda Kenny had confidence in John Tierney and the senior management team at Irish Water, Mr Kenny’s spokesman would only say: “The issue of Irish Water will be discussed at Cabinet.” Photograph:  Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish Water managing director John Tierney faces crucial board meeting today

A water leak which followed water meter installation works in Sandymount, south  Dublin. Irish Water has not been communicating effectively to people at the most basic level: on the phones and the doors.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Quickening of pace towards changing Irish Water has taken many by surprise

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