The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

The strange paradoxes of Irish Water

Someone has to pay to fix Ireland’s water problems. That someone is us

How is it possible to hold mutually exclusive beliefs publicly and not be called out for these beliefs, while at the same time moving forward as if each contradictory belief was simultaneously true? Because we live in Ireland.

Last week saw the effective abandonment of the principle of charging individual households for their water, while retaining the hated semi-state body responsible for charging people for water. It saw a ‘postponement’ of water charges combined with...

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