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Kerry TD Martin Ferris says Sinn Féin would scrap Irish Water and raise the money for water services through taxation and borrowing.

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Deputy Ferris has reiterated calls for the scrapping of the water utility following the revelation that it must remain on the government’s books for the time being. The Sinn Féin deputy says there has been one disaster after another in relation to Irish Water and the company needs to be gotten rid of.

Speaking to Jerry O’Sullivan on Kerry Today earlier, he said higher taxes for those earning over €100,000 as well as borrowing would generate revenue for water services: