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Awards and associated costs of the SCA in 2015 amounted to a total of €219.3 million. This represents a more than 50 per cent increase on the 2014 figure of €141.4 million. File photograph: Getty Images

Awards and associated costs paid out by the State for personal injury, property damage and clinical negligence increased by more than 50 per cent last(...)

Some Opposition parties have called on the Government to pay back Irish Water customers if water charges, which are currently suspended, are abolished

Refunding the €162.5 million paid by domestic customers to Irish Water up to the end of the first quarter of this year would be a logistical nightmare(...)

 One of the reservoirs at the Stillorgan facility in Co Dublin. Irish Water is to spend €80m  building a covered water storage facility in Stillorgan. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Irish Water is to spend €80 million building a covered water storage facility at the 150-year-old Stillorgan reservoir, which provides drinking water (...)

Irish Water charges a maximum annual fee of €125 for non-permanently occupied dwellings

Most local authorities did not pay any water charges on vacant social housing units in 2015, new figures show. Irish Water’s charging regime requir(...)

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have confirmed they have begun an investigation into a sewage spillage into a tributary of the River Lee over the weekend which has resulted in the death of around 700 brown trout, salmon and sea trout.

BARRY ROCHE Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) have confirmed they have begun an investigation into a sewage spillage into a tributary of the River Lee o(...)

Irish Water plans to spend €370 million over the next 10 years replacing lead pipes. Photograph: Getty Images

No money has been paid out by the Department of the Environment in grants for households to replace lead pipes on their properties, since the scheme w(...)

Irish Water says it plans to spend €370m over the next decade replacing lead pipes. File photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Water says it plans to spend €370 million over the next decade replacing lead pipes and at least €78 million more treating water to stop lead co(...)

Lead piping excavated from the driveway of a home in Sandymount, Dublin last year. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Homeowners who have not paid their Irish Water bills will have the lead pipes leading to their properties replaced, the company has confirmed. Irish (...)

Water is a scare resource and one for which – most countries now accept – the user should have to pay.

Two-thirds of Irish Water customers have paid some or all of their charges, leaving the company with a revenue shortfall of €176 million. To date Iris(...)

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 (...)

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