Irish Water little more than PR machine – Cllr Shiels

Irish Water is little more than a PR machine issuing vague press releases.

That's according to Letterkenny Municipal District Cllr Dessie Shiels, who is seeking a detailed examination of water pipes in the town.

He was told the council's laboratory is not in a position to carry out investigations into a metallic taste which is being reported, as service agreements mean that must be referred to Irish Water.

However, that's an explanation Cllr Shiels does not accept: