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Water charges won't come into effect until 2014

No water charges until 2014

Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd has told the Joint Committee on Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht that nobody will be charged for water until the beginning of 2014. He said there will be a free allowance of water for householders, and after that householders will be charged. The amount of the free allowance has [...]

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Minister of State Fergus O'Dowd

Household charge will last two years

The Minister of State, Fergus O’Dowd, has said the Government intends to apply the €100 household charge for two years after which a property tax will be brought in. He told the Dáil that Environment Minister Phil Hogan is to establish an expert group who will examine how best to implement the property tax, in [...]

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