Individual domestic meters have been shown to aid the process of fixing a dilapidated water piping system. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The first comparative data on water use will be a comfort to those who support the installation of domestic meters, but it will do little to move detr(...)

The Commission for Energy Regulation is to be asked to set the financial penalties homeowners will face if they excessively use water. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) is to be asked to set the financial penalties homeowners will face if they excessively use water. A new ch(...)

The return of the water charges issue will test the credentials of Micheál Martin and Fianna Fáil as an alternative party of power. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The threat posed by populism to the way of life Europeans have become accustomed to over the past half century was one of the themes raised by Europea(...)

Worker installs a water meter:   expert group made no recommendation on whether water-metering should be continued. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

The expert group charged with examining the future funding of Irish water services reached a unanimous conclusion that its recommendations would not b(...)