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Lack of information about what Irish Water will charge people for water led to angry exchanges at yesterday’s Oireachtas Environment Committee. The Committee had been hoping to hear about Irish Water’s submission on pricing from the Commission for Energy Regulation, the CER, but it wasn’t to be. This was the second week in a row that the CER didn’t have the information everyone is waiting for – how much will water cost. Fianna Fail’s Environment Spokesperson and Acting Committee Chairman, Barry Cowen spoke to Sean.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0702/628010-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-2-july-2014/?clipid=1619062
Many of us now have water meters in pace and the first bills for domestic water will issue in 2015 and as we all know, the producer of the service is Irish Water, or Uisce Eireann. The cabinet will convene this morning and one issue that will be close to the top of the agenda is that of water charges. Sean was joined in studio by Political Editor with The Sunday Business Post, Pat Leahy and Paul Melia, Environment Correspondent with The Irish Independent. Barrister Tim Bracken got in touch with us also – he has been casting an eye ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0430/613948-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-30-april-2014/?clipid=1563614
A standoff of sorts has been taking place this week in one Cork housing estate where Irish Water is attempting to install water meters. Locals have blocked attempts by Irish Water to get access to homes in the estate. Yesterday our reporter Brian O’Connell spent several hours at the Ashbrook Heights estate in the south side of Cork city.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0425/611708-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-25-april-2014/?clipid=1548811
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Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit TD, reacts to reports on the average cost of proposed water chargeshttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/morning-ireland/programmes/2014/0416/609196-morning-ireland-wednesday-16-april-2014/?clipid=1535491
Martina Fitzgerald, Political Correspondent, reports that the Cabinet is to meet to discuss water charges and what the average household charge will behttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/morning-ireland/programmes/2014/0416/609196-morning-ireland-wednesday-16-april-2014/?clipid=1535430
Since its inception Irish Water has been enmeshed in controversy – on this programme managing director of Irish Water John Tierney revealed that more than €50 million had been spent on consultants’ fees which created a political furore. Yesterday, Mr Tierney made his second appearance before a Dail committee where he said that €10 billion will be required to update the system. Sean was joined by Paul Melia the environment correspondent of the Irish Independent. %MCEPASTEBIN%http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0212/503823-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-12-february-2014/?clipid=1416014
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