Workers install water meters outside houses in Fortlawn Estate near Blanchardstown, west Dublin, earlier this year. Picture Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin. Workers install water meters outside houses in Fortlawn Estate near Blanchardstown, west Dublin, earlier this year. Picture Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

Three out of four households will not be metered when water is charged for next October, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said. “We need to hav(...)

Enda Kenny: speaking in the Seanad on the establishment of an inquiry into the recording of phone calls in Garda stations. Photograph: Eric Luke

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has revealed that in the past two weeks he received a number of correspondences alleging wrongdoing by ga(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Government would continue to discuss over the next two weeks the issues outlined by Mr Hogan. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Householders are facing an average annual water charge of €240, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. He told the Dáil that th(...)

The Taoiseach told the Dáil today the average annual water charge would be about €240. Speaking after this morning’s Cabinet meeting, (...)

Richard Bruton:  said the Live Register had come down 60,000 in two years, and that 40,000, or two-thirds of those people, were long-term unemployed.

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton denied in the Dáil yesterday the Government had forgotten the long-term unemployed. The claim was made by Inde(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny insisted in the Dáil yesterday that the Government had made no decision on introducing a basic water char(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: told Dáil yesterday some of the media reports about a fixed charge might be based on a draft memo from Irish Water. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Barry Cowen. Later, on the Order of Business, Kerry Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae warned the(...)

The Government has no made no decision on introducing a basic water charge for householders, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. Photograph: Toby Melville /Reuters

The Government has no made no decision on introducing a basic water charge for householders, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. Mr Kenny als(...)

Joanne Hayes and her daughter Yvonne at their home.

The solicitor who represented the Hayes family in the Kerry babies case has said they welcome a call for the exhumation of the(...)

 Frank Flannery, former chief executive of Rehab. In an interview with the Sunday Independent, he asked:   “Why should I be publicly abused or brought in to be castigated?” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fine Gael backbenchers believe that former party strategist Frank Flannery should att(...)

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