Minister of State for Natural Resources Fergus O’Dowd said the consumer was “at the heart” of the legislation drawn up to create Irish Water. Photograph: Eric Luke

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Labour TD Colm Keaveney tweeted in Latin before voting against the Government and leaving the Labour parliamentary party.

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