Labour TD’s pledge on Irish Water a clear attempt to mislead electorate – Matt Carthy MEP

Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West and Director of Elections Matt Carthy has stated that the actions of some Labour TDs in signing the SIPTU pledge on a referendum to ensure that Irish Water remains in public ownership will do nothing to restore the trust of the Irish people. Speaking in advance of […]

Households use 10 per cent of water but expected to pay nearly 80 per cent of costs

The Right2Water campaign said today (Wednesday January 20th) that water charges are being used to give tax breaks to corporations and the wealthiest in our society.  Pointing out that households only use 10 percent of water but are now expected to pay up to 78 percent of all costs while corporations and agriculture use 90 […]

Matt Carthy MEP welcomes the passing of Right2Water report in European Parliament

Speaking after the vote on the Right2Water in Strasbourg today, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North West Matt Carthy, welcomed the passing of the Boylan report on the Right2Water. Speaking from the European Parliament, Carthy said: “I would like to commend my colleague Lynn Boylan for the Trojan work she has done in getting […]