Mc Conalogue says Irish Water has brought massive costs and no benefits

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A Donegal Deputy has claimed that the State is €785 million worse off following the establishment of Irish Water.

Meanwhile, Fianna Fail Deputy Charlie McConalogue says not an extra cent has been spent on fixing one single leak or water supply problem in Donegal despite the huge amount spent on the utility.

It was revealed yesterday that only 45% of people have paid water charges so far.

Deputy Mc Conalogue has called for Irish Water to be scrapped, describing it as a hugely expensive fiasco that has cost Donegal taxpayers dearly......