Irish Water

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Anti-water charge protests forced the Government to suspend residential charges last year.  Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has written a cheque for €270 million for Irish Water, which is largely reliant on the State for funding since water charges were suspe(...)

The burst water pipe at Proudstown Road, Navan, Co Meath, which affected some 10,000 people. Photograph:   Barry Cronin

Homes and businesses without water in Navan, Co Meath, because of a burst main pipe had the service restored late on Tuesday and supply was returning (...)

Irish Water are currently working to fix a burst pipe which has resulted in water shortages in the northeast. Photograph: Getty Images

Below is the full list of water points and related information in areas affected by water shortages in the northeast, as provided by Irish Water. Ro(...)

Residents at Termon Abbey in Drogheda queue for water supplied by the local council. Thousands of homes and businesses in Louth and Meath  remain without water five days after a  water mains burst. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Irish Water will review whether to reopen Rosehall water treatment plant, one of two plants that until 18 months ago supplied water to Drogheda, to al(...)

Data released under Freedom of Information shows Irish Water carried out 280 “first-fix” leak repairs in the first three months of this year

Almost 280 free “first-fix” leak repairs were carried out by Irish Water in the first three months of 2017, down from 2,510 repairs at the same time l(...)

The decision to refund water charges adds another cost to what is already a financial fiasco for the Government. On a conservative estimate, the net c(...)

Bracken: a single plant can eventually spread to fill a whole field. Illustration: Michael Viney Bracken: a single plant can eventually spread to fill a whole field – and it is very hard to get rid of. Illustration: Michael Viney

Clasping the stem firmly with both hands, I tug up fronds of bracken shoot by shoot. The last, buried inches leave the ground so sweetly that it shoul(...)

A boil water notice is in place in Co Offaly and Co Wexford

The discovery of bacteria commonly associated with faeces has led to a boil water notice for almost 10,000 Irish Water customers in Co Offaly. The no(...)

The electricity and gas supply market generated 83 per cent of all the complaints which required a full investigation by the Commission for Energy Regulation in 2016. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A domestic gas customer being incorrectly charged €2,500 by their provider as a result of a faulty meter was one of the cases investigated by the ener(...)

People enjoy the sunny weather at Dollymount strand in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The pattern of exceptionally dry weather has continued into May, with more sunshine compared to April contributing to drier land and impacting on grou(...)

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