John Tierney

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 Tánaiste  Joan Burton says she is ‘satisfied’ Irish Water will pass Eurostat test. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said she is satisfied that Irish Water will pass the Eurostat market corporation test as an independent company capable of bo(...)

 “Our job now is to continue to make long-overdue improvements to our water services and to win the confidence of the public in the process.” Head of Irish Water, John Tierney, reacts to new water package. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Irish Water and its parent company Ervia (formerly Bord Gáis) yesterday accepted it had made mistakes and had failed to achieve public trust and conf(...)

Above: Filter tanks in the Liffey Works Water Treatment Plant in Ballymore Eustace. Below (left to right): former minister for environment Phil Hogan, Irish Water director John Tierney, and Minister for Environment Alan Kelly. Photographs: The Irish Times.

From Fianna Fáill’s abolishment of water charges in 1978, through to Minister Alan Kelly’s revised package today, here’s a brief history of water cha(...)

Minister for the environment Alan Kelly with John Tiernney ceo Irish Water at the Ringsend Water Treatement Plant on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minister for the Environment said he does not want to see water pressure being cut off or pressure reduced for non-payment .“I don’t think it was (...)

John Tierney, MD of Irish Water: held a briefing with TDs and Senators at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Fine Gael TD last night warned Taoiseach Enda Kenny he may not be able to support the party in the Dáil unless the Government began listening to its(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny pictured at the official opening of Facebook’s new offices in Dublin  yesterday. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Taoiseach said he hoped “clarity and confidence” will be brought to the water charges debacle as soon as possible while acknowledging that ‘things(...)

The protests have widened beyond the catchment of the fringe parties to include core voters of all mainstream parties. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

For almost four years after the economy collapsed and the parole officers from the troika kept the country under surveillance and shackles, Ireland di(...)

 Managing director  of Irish Water John Tierney:  his reluctance  to address concerns about the water metering and charging system means he has made himself an easy scapegoat.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Last weekend Irish Water managing director John Tierney looked like he was on the verge of being shunted from his position because of Government dissa(...)

Derek Nolan, centre: told the Dáil the level of anger on the streets of Galway about Irish Water was off the scale. Photograph: David Sleator

Government backbenchers expressed concern in the Dáil yesterday about Irish Water and the charges to be implemented. Sean Kyne (FG) said he wished he(...)

Irish Water’s John Tierney: said he is committed to seeing out his tenure.  File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former junior minister Fergus O’Dowd, who was responsible for setting up Irish Water, has called on John Tierney to resign.“I think Mr Tierney should (...)

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