Search Results for 'water infrastructure'
28 results found.
The Anti-Austerity Alliance has responded to media reports that Irish Water is going to fail the Eurostat test and become part of the State’s balance sheet, attributing it to the massive pressure which the anti-water charges campaign has exerted on the Government, plunging it into political crisis.
Three months after joining Renua, Galway county councillor James Charity has sensationally quit Lucinda Creighton's party, accusing it of "U-turns on its water charges policy" and for failing to support him on "issues of local importance".
Fees collected by the Galway and city county councils could end up in the coffers of Irish Water, and away from vital local projects and maintenance.
With the first water tax bills arriving in homes over the coming days and weeks, the Galway We Won’t Pay campaign has vowed to step up its activities, and is calling for “a mass boycott of the bills” in an effort to defeat the controversial charges.
Insider has been thinking lately about what are the limits to democratic expression, are there certain lines that just should not be crossed, and if so what are they?
The possibility of a long term bathing ban at Ballyloughane Beach has again highlighted the urgent need for investment in the country’s water infrastructure, according to local Fine Gael TD Brian Walsh.
In a famous speech in 1992 Britain’s Queen Elizabeth referred to having just endured ‘an annus horribilis’. Well at Christmas 2014 any member of the Irish Government could make the very same statement.
Struggling Galway families should not be expected to pay €500 a year for water, especially when there are non-taxation methods available to fund water infrastructure.
Galway householders are being asked not to fill in the forms from Irish Water or to give the controversial company any information.
More than €37.5 million will be invested in water and wastewater infrastructure throughout the county as part of the Irish Water Proposed Capital Investment Plan 2014-2016.