# water-charges - Wednesday 24 April, 2013
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Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin want Troika approval to start charging from October 2014, with the first bills in 2015.
# water-charges - Monday 8 April, 2013
An announcement from the Tánaiste that charges will not be implemented next January has drawn criticism from Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin.
The Tánaiste says charges won’t be introduced before meters are installed, and that won’t be done in the next nine months.
# water-charges - Sunday 24 March, 2013
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# water-charges - Wednesday 13 March, 2013
The Dáil completes its consideration of the Finance Bill today, while the Seanad finalises the new water charges scheme.
# water-charges - Thursday 7 March, 2013
HSE head Tony O’Brien will return to the Oireachtas today to discuss the executive’s national service plan for 2013.
# water-charges - Thursday 28 February, 2013
The activists then made their way to the IBEC conference to continue their protest.
# water-charges - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
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The Environment sub-committee will today consider amending the legislation behind the new water charges regime.
# water-charges - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
There will also be a public consultation as part of the process of determining water charges.
# water-charges - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
A Fianna Fáil councillor has said that Tierney’s departure should lead to his powers being transferred to the Lord Mayor of Dublin.
Senators debate amendments to water charges laws while TDs consider selling the National Lottery licence.
# water-charges - Wednesday 23 January, 2013
The Seanad is currently hearing details of the Water Services Bill, which will introduce water charges.
TDs vote tonight on whether school management boards will be forced to meet to discuss all bullying allegations.
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The Water Services Bill will begin its path through the Oireachtas in the Seanad chamber this afternoon.
# water-charges - Saturday 12 January, 2013
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today. (*And no, that’s not a typo…)
Government is concerned that people won’t pay. Are they right to be worried?
A leaked Troika document also reveals that the installation of water meters could be years behind the official schedule.
# water-charges - Monday 3 December, 2012
With details of the property tax to be announced this week, we’re wondering: Have you handed over the €100 yet?
# water-charges - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
The CEO of Bord Gais, which is setting up the new Uisce Éireann, says water is too important to disconnect.
# water-charges - Monday 15 October, 2012
# water-charges - Wednesday 19 September, 2012
A European Commission report yesterday said legislation would be tabled in the coming days – but Phil Hogan says it’ll be later this year.
# water-charges - Tuesday 18 September, 2012
The European Commission confirms water charges will be in quicker than expected – and calls for tweaks to benefits for the jobless.
# water-charges - Saturday 1 September, 2012
How much is a premium Dublin hotel room REALLY worth? And what does it take to reach age 116?
# water-charges - Friday 31 August, 2012
Reports this morning suggested that water metering may be delayed but the Government insists that installations will begin in 2013.
# water-charges - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Irish homes will pay water charges from 1 January 2014, Brussels says – far earlier than Phil Hogan had previously said.
# water-charges - Friday 8 June, 2012
A joint Oireachtas committee report has also recommended that Irish Water, the new State body, should remain in public ownsership.
# water-charges - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
SIPTU members are being balloted for industrial action over job fears as services are transferred from local authorities to the new State company.
# water-charges - Tuesday 8 May, 2012
Pat Rabbitte says reports that SiteServ has won the tender to install water meters in Irish homes are incorrect.
# water-charges - Thursday 26 April, 2012
Former taoiseach John Bruton has said that Ministers should work out their differences in secret at the Cabinet table.
Taoiseach says that Government can’t send a message to people that they need not pay water charges. However, decision not yet made on how to tackle amount of water “lost” between production and tap – and who will pay for it.
# water-charges - Tuesday 24 April, 2012
The public expenditure minister says Irish Water will not form part of the Bord Gais sell-off – but the opposition aren’t convinced.
# water-charges - Sunday 22 April, 2012
“Hurrah for fornication”.
The Transport Minister has apologised over the Government’s handling of the issue, adding that charges will not be applied for at least another two years.
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# water-charges - Saturday 21 April, 2012
But this number will come down significantly in the coming years, according to the Department of the Environment.