Dail to debate controversial water charges

Motion to abolish charges and water utility signed by almost 40 TDs.

Sligo News File Online

Sinn Fein logoMain opposition party Sinn Féin is to use Private members time this  week to table a motion to scrap Irish Water and end water charges.

The motion, signed by 39 TDs, will be launched tomorrow Monday the 23rd of May at 11:30 am on the plinth at Leinster House.

Right2water TDs present at the launch will include, Eoin Ó Broin for Sinn Féin, Richard Boyd Barret for the PBP, Independent Thomas Pringle, Paul Murphy for the AAA and Catherine Murphy for the Social Democrats.

The present Fianna Fail backed Fine Gael/Independent government rejected a demand for a vote on a motion abolishing water charges when the matter was previously raised in the Dail last month.