The Social Democrats have launched a scathing attack on the Government and Irish Water ahead of today's demonstration against water charges in Dublin.
Irish Water has confirmed that it is using text messages to contact customers who have not paid their bills.
The Transport Minister, Paschal Donohoe, says there will be no change to the administration of Irish Water this year.
The Government is reported to be considering linking payment of Irish Water bills to the €100 conservation grant.
Irish Water is insisting that the company is contacting people about their bills in the "appropriate"way.
Irish Water has said it is making progress at dealing with at-risk water supplies.
Opposition parties have demanded that the Government scraps Irish Water after an adverse ruling by Eurostat.
The Minister for Finance has admitted a ruling by Eurostat, that the cost of Irish Water must remain on the Government's balance sheet, is "embarrassing" and "controversial" for the government.
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said that everyone will have to pay their Irish Water bills “one way or the other”.
Irish Water has written to the Department of the Environment confirming that it has collected 46% of the revenue due from water charges.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has revealed that he has had threats to his life from dissident republicans.
The Dáil is set to vote down a Bill to create a separate ombudsman for Irish Water.
The Environment Minister Alan Kelly says he cannot give a date for when Irish Water will find out if it has passed a key EU test.
Irish Water is under pressure to reveal how many people have not paid the water charge.
Irish Water have refused to reveal the number of people who have paid their water charges.
Irish Water has officially taken over 138 water treatment facilities around the country.
The head of the Right2Water campaign has called for corporate tax hikes and more Government borrowing as an alternative to the water charge.
Anti-water charge protestors have said Irish Water will fund the bank bailout and not repair of the water system.
Irish Water has today apologised for sending a bill addressed to man who they knew was deceased.
Irish Water has said it has destroyed all paper records of PPS numbers.
Irish Water customers are being reminded to look out for errors on their bills.
As meter reading gets underway again this week, Irish Water claims that 30,000 leaks have already been identified at homes around the country.
Kerosene has been found in the water supply of around 75 houses in Galway.
A group set up to protect the River Shannon has said it will "strongly oppose" any move to divert water from the river to Dublin to cater for anticipated shortages in the city.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government will be able to take Irish Water off its books - despite concerns expressed by the European Commission.
Junior Finance Minister Simon Harris said the Government is "confident" Irish Water will pass European market tests.
Households who have not yet registered with Irish Water have until midnight tonight to submit their details, however they will still be able to avail of the €100 water conservation grant if they miss the deadline.
The Deputy leader of Sinn Féin, Mary Lou McDonald, has reiterated she will not be paying her water charges, but she has registered her details with Irish Water.
As of midnight tonight, the 835,000 households who have not confirmed their details with Irish Water may face a default charge of €260.
Irish Water has today announced that more than one million households have registered their details with the company.
Irish Water has said that it will accept registrations after tomorrow's deadline elapses.
A confidential report from the European Commission indicates that it has concerns over Irish Water's finances.
The Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin has said Irish Water needs to “ratchet up” spending - after it was revealed that supplies for one million people are at risk.
A spokesperson for Irish Water has said that she doesn't know how much public money was lost in the PPS number debacle.
Another new law on water charges will be published in the Dáil's new term.
The Water Services Bill has passed all stages in the Dáil tonight after the Government exercised their power to cut short the debate.
Debate on the government's new laws on water charges will be cut short tomorrow night to guarantee it is passed before Christmas.
New doubts have emerged about the Government's funding model for Irish Water.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has claimed that 920,000 households have now registered with Irish Water.
Irish Water has said that it is putting a 'protocol' in place to destroy PPS numbers it received in recent weeks.
Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes has said the Government had made a "god-awful" mess of Irish Water.
Irish Water is reportedly being ordered to slash costs and reduce staff numbers.
Water meter installers have claimed that a worker was struck by a van driven by a protester in north Dublin last week.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the Government will make a decision shortly that will provide 'clear and accurate' information on water charges.
Former Minister Fergus O'Dowd says he will not be resigning from Fine Gael.
Five trade unions which have led the campaign to stop water charges have urged all members to join scores of nationwide demonstrations tomorrow.
Anti-water charges campaigners predict more than 100,000 protesters will be on the streets at 70 demonstrations around the country this Saturday.
Communications Minister Alex White has said that the Government has been "behind the curve" on Irish Water and "bit off too much too quickly".
Irish Water could be forced to hire private contractors to restrict supply for households which don't pay their charges.
Irish Water has extended the date for registration to pay for their water.
An Irish MEP is calling for the roll-out of water charges to be suspended until a proper system is in place.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today that he has "every confidence" in the chief executive of Irish Water.
Irish Water has said it will investigate claims that it sent tenants' bank account details to some landlords.
Nine water meter protesters are being asked to give undertakings not to obstruct the installation of water meters in North Dublin.
The Government has ordered a review of procedures and communications at Irish Water.
Fianna Fáil says sacking the head of Irish Water will do nothing to resolve the problems at the company.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said he is unaware of any plans to change senior management at Irish Water.
A spokesperson for Irish Water has confirmed that they do not have a bonus scheme, however they will have a performance related awards scheme for employees.
Irish Water is facing fresh controversy this morning after it was revealed how much it plans to charge households to fix a leak.
Sinn Féin is holding a Day of Action in Dublin today opposing the introduction of water charges.