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    Water consumption is highest in affluent areas.

    Figures released by the Irish Times show how water consumption per capita is highest in affluent areas of Dublin and tends to below average in the less well-off areas, in some cases 40% lower.

    So poorer people use less water but still have to contribute via taxes regardless of how little they use. Meanwhile the leaders of the anti-water charges campaign such as Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett are from wealthy areas of Dublin. What a coincidence!

    So not only does their economic class benefit, but Murphy, Rich Boy et al managed to dupe a lot of mugs into thinking that they were the ones who'd win under a no charges regime.

    In a country known for stroke politics, that stroke beats them all.

    Water consumption rates highest in affluent areas of Dublin
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    Paul Murphy, Ruth No-Cop-whinger, and RBB....all started off from the same point......


    "have you considered Socialism as a career ? "



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    Affluent areas pay the most tax , im not sure I can buy your microscopic contra
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    Obviously.

    Gardens are normally FAR bigger in affluent areas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by silverharp View Post
    Affluent areas pay the most tax , im not sure I can buy your microscopic contra
    Are you sure that that applies in all cases? They're remarkably apt at taking advantage of every tax loophole going because they can afford the best accountants. I worked with some of these people. Cutting their tax bills to as near to zero as makes no difference is an obsession for them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wascurito View Post
    Figures released by the Irish Times show how water consumption per capita is highest in affluent areas of Dublin and tends to below average in the less well-off areas, in some cases 40% lower.

    So poorer people use less water but still have to contribute via taxes regardless of how little they use. Meanwhile the leaders of the anti-water charges campaign such as Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett are from wealthy areas of Dublin. What a coincidence!

    So not only does their economic class benefit, but Murphy, Rich Boy et al managed to dupe a lot of mugs into thinking that they were the ones who'd win under a no charges regime.

    In a country known for stroke politics, that stroke beats them all.

    Water consumption rates highest in affluent areas of Dublin
    That's a stretch buddy. Those of us who actually live in LA houses KNOW for a fact that rich people in big houses use more water and everything else than we do. The anti water charges people didn't dupe US. Dinny has obviously duped YOU.

    Tell me this why wouldn't the fakers ( spell checker for galers)have a referendum to guarantee that IW would stay in public ownership? PBP would have settled on that
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    Solidarity led the chorus for abolishment of Water Charges.

    Can they now please move on to LPT.

    I`m sick paying in excess of €1000 per annum................on PPR.
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    Wow. There's a huge difference. The highest usage in Dublin 6 (488 l) is 68% higher per capita than in Dublin 20 (290 l).

    What a laugh that the so-called representatives of the poor have created this situation where the rich don't have to pay.

    Average water usage in the UK is 150 l per day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Socratus O' Pericles View Post
    That's a stretch buddy. Those of us who actually live in LA houses KNOW for a fact that rich people in big houses use more water and everything else than we do. The anti water charges people didn't dupe US. Dinny has obviously duped YOU.

    Tell me this why wouldn't the fakers ( spell checker for galers)have a referendum to guarantee that IW would stay in public ownership? PBP would have settled on that
    The "fakers" didn't rule it out. They said it wasn't urgent because given the state of IW at the moment, there's not the remotest chance of it being privatized. No private entity would touch it with a barge pole.

    For the record, I'd support a referendum. However, I don't recall any of the anti-water charges folks saying they'd do a volte-face and support water charges if such a referendum were passed. So, it's a separate issue.
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    The biggest consumer of Water in Dublin, is "Arter".

    I wonder is that very wealthy corporate conglomerate owned by aristocrats paying much for everybody's water ????
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