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Report showed continuing progress in reducing the number of drinking water schemes on the EPA’s remedial action list. Photograph: iStock

Irish Water has underlined acknowledgment by the EPA of the overall progress it is making in improving drinking water quality in Ireland, in spite of (...)

Niall Gleeson, currently a senior director with Shanahan Engineering, will become managing director of irish Water.

Irish Water has appointed a new managing director who will also serve as deputy chief executive of the company’s parent, Ervia. Niall Gleeson, curre(...)

Irish Water managing director Eamon Gallen: ‘We want to avoid people paying these charges not to enforce them.’

Raw sewage from the equivalent of 86,000 people is flowing into Irish waterways every day, a health threat the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) s(...)

 Travelling in style at the Hill of Tara Co Meath during the snowfall associated with Storm Emma and The Beast from the East in February. File photograph: Alan Betson

It was the best of years and the worst of years. It was the hottest and coldest of years, the wettest and the driest, the calmest and the most turbule(...)

A swimmer dives into the sea at Sandycove, Co Dublin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

A month-long hose pipe ban will come into force in the greater Dublin area on Monday in an effort to prevent the capital’s water supplies from being c(...)

Alicia McKiernan from Gorey at  Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin’s Phoenix Park on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A temperature of 32 degress was recorded in the west of Ireland on Thursday as the State’s heatwave continued. Met Éireann said seven weather statio(...)

 Waters tanks at Skerries Point Shopping Centre, Skerries, Co Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan

Water restrictions in Skerries and surrounding areas are to be temporarily lifted. Irish Water confirmed the move in a statement on Monday, saying th(...)

There are around 17,500 people outside Dublin with no water supply and 35,000 with a restricted supply.

Water shortages will remain “one of the big issues” for emergency management for weeks to come, the National Emergency Coordination Group (NECG) said (...)

A  digger clears snow from a road in Kilteel, Co Kildare on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

The Government will fund the “exceptional and unbudgeted” costs local authorities ran up reacting to the severe weather and heavy snow last week, foll(...)

People taking part in an anti-water charges protest. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Water is this week launching a campaign aimed at ensuring everyone who paid the controversial charges will have their money returned as soon as (...)

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