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Meath County Council has said it will continue to discriminate against housing tenants who have not paid water charges.

Meath County Council has said it will continue to discriminate against housing tenants who have not paid water charges. It said, however, that this (...)

Legal opinion commissioned by the utility company says the State is required under EU law to keep the contentious regime in place

There is no possibility under European law for the State to suspend or scrap water charges, legal advisers have told Irish Water. Amid a deep politi(...)

Micheál Martin at the launch of the FIanna Fáil manifesto. Election campaigns are one thing but government is an altogether more serious matter.

Election campaigns are one thing but government is an altogether more serious matter. Not that you would realise it from the somewhat delusional conse(...)

Cork councillor Mick Barry. A meeting of Cork City Council had to be abandoned this evening after anti-water charges campaigners disrupted it in protest at the jailing of five  protesters in Dublin last week. The meeting had been due to vote on a motion on the jailing proposed by Cllr Barry. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A meeting of Cork City Council was abandoned this evening after anti-water charges campaigners disrupted it in protest at the jailing of five anti-wat(...)

From left: Ruby Savage, Kyle Read and Joseph Marley of St John the Baptist National School, Midleton, Co Cork, work on their RDS Primary Science Fair project. Photograph: Clare Keogh

More primary school students than ever before will participate this month in the RDS Primary Science Fair, with 120 school class projects going on (...)

A crowd of between 30,000 to 40,000 people attended a protest outside Government Buildings in Dublin earlier today. Organisers estimated crowds of (...)

 Brendan Ogle (centre) with (from left) Demeeko Williams, Shamayim Harris, Makita Taylor, and Justin Wedes, of Detroit Water Brigade , at the Right2Water press conference in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Opposition to water charges took on fresh cultural and international dimensions at the weekend as US campaigners and trad musicians joined the fray.In(...)

The Government’s scramble to reduce water charges and increase allowances means households will end up paying the cheapest water rates in Europe. (...)

Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance giving a Budget 2015 press conference at Government Buildings. Photograph: Alan Betson

1 am on a pension of €20,736. What is the benefit for me in the budget changes to the Universal Social Charge?Ms N O’C, email Following the budget, yo(...)

Nicely timed to get in ahead of Budget Day, water charges are finally here. Since October 1st, households all across the country have been slowly adju(...)

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