Tuesday November 24, 2020

Water row is masking the trickle of legislation

New laws still come dropping slowly as the minority government approaches its first year in office

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

11th April, 2017
Drip, drip...Pic: RollingNews.ie

There has been much hand-wringing about how ‘new politics’ is struggling to resolve the issue of water charges.

The Oireachtas committee on the future of water charges, which meets again today, has failed miserably to achieve the hoped-for consensus.

The fact that one of the committee members, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell, would devise a Facebook posting, criticising the family of another member, Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen, says it all....

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