A Feast Of Fun For Everyone At Limerick’s Riverfest 2017

Limerick, Ireland – Limerick’s majestic River Shannon will take centre stage for the May Bank Holiday weekend with action packed aquabatics by some of the world’s best water performers and a dramatic fireworks night show for RIVERFEST 2017. Thousands of visitors are set to attend Riverfest, Ireland’s first major festival of the summer with Limerick […]

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada in Tipperary

Sinn MEP Liadh Ní Riada was in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary on Friday to meet the River Shannon Protection Alliance group along with Cllr Séamie Morris. Liadh heard first hand from people who have been affected by the lowering water levels on Lough Derg among many other issues. Liadh agrees that Lough Derg is vital for […]

Irish Water Announces The ‘Preferred Scheme’ To Provide Essential New Water Source For 40% Of The Population

Irish Water has today published the ‘Final Options Appraisal Report’ which identifies the Preferred Scheme for a new source of water supply for its Eastern and Midlands Region. The Water Supply Project will deliver secure and sustainable water for over 40% of the country’s population up to 2050. This will stimulate and facilitate new home […]

Freshwater Jellyfish in Lough Derg – Surely Not!

Angler Pat Joyce from Caslteconnell in Limerick nearly fell off his fishing stand when, about three weeks ago (early August), he spotted what looked like a single small jellyfish pulsing in the water in front of him. The jellyfish disappeared and Pat thought that perhaps he was mistaken as, everyone knows, there is no such […]

Dublin City Council publishes the Adopted Plan and Environmental Statement for New Water Source Project

Dublin City Council has published the Adopted Plan and Environmental Statement on the proposed Water Supply Project recommending the abstraction of raw water from Lough Derg (River Shannon) with storage in a proposed new eco-park at the Bord na Mona owned Garryhinch cut-away Bog near Portarlington, Co. Laois. The water will be treated at Garryhinch […]