Water charges deal is a victory for Fianna Fáil - but at what cost?
The suspension of charges makes the likelihood of a water crisis far higher
After nine weeks of shadow boxing, missed phone calls and some tortuous negotiations, the signs are that a deal is finally on.
But the real red line issue was the suspension of water charges – and here Micheál Martin’s party have won a clear policy victory over Fine Gael, who wanted to keep them in place.
The theory goes something like this – there would be a commission established to look...
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