Dublin City Council’s Shannon Water Abstraction Project – The Facts

On 31 May 2006, Dublin City Council produced a Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Greater Dublin Water Supply (Major Source Development). The City Council’s consultants (RPS) recommended water abstraction on a huge, unsustainable scale (600 million litres per day) from the River Shannon as the chosen option, despite identifying almost 60 adverse effects on the […]

Beware Bord na Móna and Dublin City Council bearing gifts – River Shannon Protection Alliance

Bord na Móna recently addressed the Oireachtas environment, transport, culture and Gaeltacht committee. The next day they bussed some of its members with media in attendance for a day out in the beautiful Midland bogs. They were taking advantage of slow news in the silly season to publicise and promote Dublin City Council’s scheme to […]