Court protection and examinership for companies involved in operating two hotels in Naas employing 250 people.

A High Court judge has approved court protection and examinership for companies involved in operating two hotels in Naas employing 250 people on groun(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton: said he hopes to rule on the application today or early next week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The High Court has reserved judgment on an application for examinership for companies involved in operating two hotels in Naas employing 250 people(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “We have people coming in every week wanting to invest here . . . They need high volumes of water for industry.” Niall Carson/PA

Households will know the average charge for water before May local elections, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. He told the(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin claimed  
that
Enda Kenny had refused to answer the question on Tuesday, while Irish Water had also refused to confirm or deny the allegation.

A retired local authority employee who received a pension and a lump sum of €340,000 had been given a senior job in Irish Water, Fianna Fáil leader Mi(...)

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan arrives at the Dáil to give evidence to the Oireachtas environment committee about the Pool Beg Incinerator. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Poolbeg incinerator would cost about €600 million if it was developed, Dublin city manager Owen Keegan has told an Oireachtas environment committe(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he does not know if former local authority employees with pensions were hired at a senior level in Irish Water. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he does not know if former local authority employees with pensions were hired at a senior level in Irish Water.He was re(...)

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin  said a significant number of senior staff in Irish Water had been recruited from local authorities, Bord Gáis and the Department of the Environment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

That Taoiseach declined to respond to a claim by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin that former local authority employees with pensions had joined Iris(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan, a former minister for energy and natural resources, said the Fine Gael and Labour Coalition has three fundamental questions to answer on how the new utility was conceived and came into being.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said that three crucial changes and decisions made by the Coalition in setting up Irish Water may potentially c(...)

John Tierney, Chief Executive, arriving at the meeting of the Oireachtas environment committee, to answer questions on the setup costs of Irish Water, last week. 
Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has declined to confirm that retired local authority employees awarded lump sums and pensions have been hired at a senior level i(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  said today ‘a situation where thousands have to boil water every day’ cannot continue.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Irish Water and its chief executive John Tierney and described the current provision of water services in the State (...)