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Minister: Ireland Will Not Reintroduce Water Charges.

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OECD report recommends water supply fees.

The Environment Minister has ruled out reintroducing water charges.

An OECD report has recommended the Government considers bringing in fees to meet environmental targets.

A plan to bring in water charges in 2014 was abandoned following a public backlash.

Speaking on his way into Cabinet, Minister Eamon Ryan ruled out trying to bring them back


Speaking on Tuesday afternoon,  Professor John Fitzgerald, Trinity College, says the charges will have to be looked at, at some stage.

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