Taoiseach refutes suggestions water charges could bring down the government

The Taoiseach says water charges will not be the issue to bring down the Government.

The minority coalition has pledged for a vote on charges in the Dáil by the end of March.

A special Dáil committee is examining an expert commission report which did suggest households should only pay for excessive usage.

Enda Kenny says there are a number of issues that will have to be decided: