What it says in the papers
Published 14/04/2014 | 07:02
The Irish Independent this morning leads with the story of how householders will have to pay a basic charge of €100 for water before they even turn on the tap.
Irish Water is planning to have householders pay one third of the expected average €300 annual bill just to have supply at the house.
The Herald meanwhile leads with the tragic story of how Cathal O'Malley (45) was critically injured in a horse riding accident yesterday afternoon and died a short time later at Tullamore hospital
His wife Fiona King gave birth to their second son, Gavan, two weeks ago.
The Irish Times meanwhile leads with the story of how the collapse of a wind export plan has been announced by the Government on the same day that the UN’s top scientific body called for a rapid switch to renewable energy to fight climate change.
The Irish Examiner also leads with the details of the same stark warning on energy from the United Nations.
The Irish Daily Mail is leading with the story of how a convicted rapist is allegedly suing his employer for sacking him after they found out about his conviction.
The Irish Star features the story of how a man has returned to live on the Donegal island of Arranmore, years after killing a teen there.
The Irish Mirror also leads with the same story.
The Irish Sun reports that gardai are set to interview Olympic boxer John Joe Nevin on the attack which landed him in hospital two weeks ago.