Public Expenditure Minister Brendan Howlin says the public will face higher water charge bills if the Seanad rejects the Government’s revised bill.
Dáil Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett could be facing a motion of no confidence in the coming days.
Britain’s water companies have been told by the industry regulator to cut household bills in real terms by 5% over the next five years.
Britain’s water companies will today be told how much they will be allowed to charge millions of households over the next five years.
A pregnant political activist has been charged with assaulting a garda during yesterday's massive Irish Water demonstration in Dublin.
The Government has blocked calls for a binding public vote before Irish Water can be sold off.
A video has emerged from yesterday's anti-water charge protests which appears to show a vehicle colliding with at least one pedestrian.
Organisers of yesterday's anti-water charges demonstration have hailed it a success.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has said there will be no further concessions on water charges.
The minister who set up Irish Water has said there are "forces" within the Department of the Environment who want to privatise the water network.
An Garda Síochána have asked for the cooperation of those involved in today's water-charges protest as they announced traffic restrictions and road closures.
Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on Leinster House today in a major demonstration against water charges.
The Right2Water campaign will outline its plan for tomorrow's national assembly later.
Less than half of respondents to a recent poll said that they intend to pay the water charge.
Finance Minister Micheal Noonan is facing criticism after he admitted that junior Anglo bondholders may be handed a €280m payout.
There were hundreds of people at an anti-water charges demonstration outside Irish Water headquarters on Talbot street in Dublin today.
Landlords are threatening to impose a water charge deposit on tenants, if the Government goes ahead with plans that would make the owner of a property liable for unpaid water bills.
The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has said that Sean Fleming's is wrong in his assertion that new rules for appointments to State boards will not apply to Irish Water.
Dublin TD Paul Murphy says he believes people are right to breach injunctions against water meter installers.
It has emerged that new rules for appointments to State boards will not apply to Irish Water.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny took refuge inside a hotel for over three hours as he came under further fire last night from water charges demonstrators.
Gardaí have raised concerns in the High Court about their ability to police protests around water meter installation works.
A Government Minister has insisted that the cost of installing water meters around the country will come in at or below its budget target.
Four anti water charges protesters are potentially facing prison or fines for allegedly entering an exclusion zone around meters being installed in Dublin.
The Government have yet to respond to media reports that suggest Bord Gáis underestimated the cost of the Irish Water metering programme by more than €100m.
Independent TD Catherine Murphy and youth organisation We’re Not Leaving have joined the Right2Water campaign.
Water charge protests "are a reflection of the level of anger over growing inequality in Ireland", according to the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union.
Sinn Féin is calling for a mass mobilisation of people to protest against water charges in Dublin next month.
A man, arrested in Co Clare yesterday after a water meter installer was threatened with a gun, has today been released without charge.
The country's largest trade union SIPTU has backed protests against water charges, and said it would begin talks with other unions about peaceful demonstrations against the charges.
A man has been arrested in Co Clare after an Irish Water meter installer was threatened with a gun.
The Taoiseach has been met by a large crowd of protestors this afternoon in Cork as he arrived to a job announcement in the city.
Gardaí are investigating a death threat to a Fine Gael TD following comments by him in the Dáil earlier today.
The Government's revised water charges plan has passed a vote in the Dáil tonight.
The Dáil has voted against a Sinn Féin plan to hold a referendum on the ownership of Irish Water.
The Tánaiste has said she was upset by what she called sexist and homophobic taunts from protestors in Dublin last weekend.
Protesters from the US city of Detroit are expected to join a demonstration in Dublin next month against water charges.
A leading economist says Irish Water's economic viability is "damaged" by the Government's announcement of a package of new charges and measures yesterday.
Households who do not pay the water charge could face bills and penalties of more than €1,000 within three years.
The politician formerly responsible for Irish Water has said he could have avoided the issues the Government is now trying to fix, but he was not listened to.
Irish homes face further hidden costs on top of a €160 charge to bankroll a controversial new water utility company, experts have warned.
Ireland South MEP Deirdre Clune has described the decision of Cork's Rochestown Park Hotel to cancel a Fine Gael meeting as disgraceful.
Sinn Féin's environment spokesperson Brian Stanley has described today's package of measures on water charges as "an introductory offer, and a con job designed to lure people into agreeing to pay a charge that will inevitably be increased to much higher levels in years to come".
The Government's rebate of €100 for every household on water charges will not be available until at least September next year.
Fianna Fáil has said today's package of measures on water charges was a "massive climbdown" by the coalition and that the setting up of Irish Water was an "unmitigated disaster".
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said a package of measures on water charges announced today amounted to "a new beginning for Irish Water".
Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said Irish Water would have to distinguish between those who want to pay water charges and cannot, and those who simply refuse to pay.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has said that if people save 10-15% of water they use, they can "beat the cap" attached to water charges and that a meter "can only save a household money".
The first bills for water will be issued on April 1, 2015, Environment Minister Alan Kelly has told the Dáil.
Environment Minister Alan Kelly has taken his feet in the Dáil to announce a range of measures on water charges.
The Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy says he will not be apologising to Tánaiste Joan Burton over last Saturday's protest in Dublin.
Irish Water contractors are in a stand-off with water charge protestors in Dublin.
The Environment Minister Alan Kelly says there is "nothing harsh" at all about the Government's new water charges packages - including the penalties.
Siptu officials will meet management at Irish Water later after the company announced bonuses are being put on hold.
A number of water protesters are due before the High Court later this morning over claims they have breached an order not to interfere with the installation of meters.
The Cabinet is meeting this morning to sign off on the revised lower water charges before they are outlined in the Dáil this afternoon.
SIPTU says it wont accept any unilateral changes to the terms of employment of their members at Irish Water.
Right2Water, an umbrella group opposed to water charges and backed by five trade unions, has urged a spectacular and peaceful turnout for a national demonstration in Dublin on December 10.
The Government is to include a number of "compliance measures" in tomorrow's announcement on water charges to deal with those who refuse to pay.
The Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the Government is to bring forward legislation to prevent the privatisation of Irish Water.