More councils come out against Irish Water proposal

At least six local authorities have now voted to oppose the government's plans for Irish Water, the new national water management agency.

11th August, 2012

At least six local authorities have now voted to oppose the government's plans for Irish Water, the new national water management agency.

Galway City Council voted by a large majority to oppose plans to implement the takeover by the state company of water investment and maintenance programmes. It is lobbying all 34 city and county councils nationwide to pass resolutions opposing the plan.

The number of motions opposing Irish Water's establishment reflect a growing unease among...

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