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  1. Differences Of Green Opinion Around Ireland Water Transfer Pipeline

    5 Aug 2020- 09:13 by Local Press Report DUBLIN AgriLand The Minister of State with responsibility for heritage and electoral reform Malcolm Noonan has been asked to “stop this madness” of the development of the proposed Shannon-to-Dublin water pipeline. I ...

    Local Press Report - 08/05/2020 - 09:13

  2. EU Threatens To Sue Ireland Over Drinking Water Quality

    18 May 2020- 08:36 by Local Press Report DUBLIN RTE The European Commission has threatened to take Ireland to court over the quality of Irish drinking water. The commission said there remains high levels of potentially hazardous substances in the drinking ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:36

  3. Irish Fundraising Supports Clean Water For Native Americans During Pandemic

    11 May 2020- 11:18 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Seattle Times More than 170 years ago, the Choctaw Nation sent $170 to starving Irish families during the potato famine. Now hundreds of Irish people are repaying that old kindness, giving to a charity d ...

    Local Press Report - 05/11/2020 - 11:18

  4. More Than 5,100 Km Of Asbestos Water Pipes In Ireland

    2 Apr 2020- 09:21 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner There are more than 5,100 kilometres of asbestos water pipes in Ireland. The substance can cause cancer if inhaled, but Irish Water denies that is the case if you consume it through drinking-wa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/02/2020 - 09:21

  5. Water Disinfection Processes And The Link To Bladder Cancer

    11 Feb 2020- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Barcelona, Spain Five percent of all bladder cancer cases in the European Union (EU) can be attributed to chemicals found in the disinfection process of water. A new report from the Barcelona institute for Hea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2020 - 09:34

  6. Drones To Monitor Remote Irish Lakes

    5 Feb 2020- 04:55 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times Drones could be dispatched across hundreds of remote Irish lakes to carry out legally required water testing too problematic for humans, experts believe. An ongoing two-year research project b ...

    Local Press Report - 02/05/2020 - 04:55

  7. 1921 IRA Dam Sabotage Plot Was Busted By Damp Dynamite

    17 Oct 2019- 07:46 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times An audacious IRA “dam buster” plan to plunge Belfast into a drought by blowing up a reservoir in the Mourne Mountains during the War of Independence was botched by damp dynamite and a running ...

    Local Press Report - 11/07/2019 - 10:14

  8. Blessing Boris? Special Gift For Irish PM

    22 Sep 2019- 01:19 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Politico A priest handed Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar a bottle of holy water to take to his next meeting with Boris Johnson. "Taoiseach, I know that you are going to New York next week [for the U.N ...

    Local Press Report - 10/10/2019 - 09:43

  9. Cryptosporidium Warning Hits Ireland

    12 Sep 2019- 13:04 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner A bug that causes serious stomach illness was found in 25 public water supplies around the country last year. The Environmental Protection Agency says while the quality of supplies remains hig ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:08

  10. Ireland Minister Pledges Referendum To Protect Public Water Ownership

    17 Jul 2019- 10:03 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Journal A referendum to ensure the water system is kept in public ownership could be held in the first half of 2020, according to Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. In correspondence between Murphy and the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/17/2019 - 10:03

  11. Ireland Water Utility Threatens Water Wasters With Extra Supply Fees

    11 Jun 2019- 13:24 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Mirror Irish householders who use excessive amounts of water may be hit with wastage fees of up to €500, it has been revealed. And up to 70,000 households could be slapped with the charges next year if ...

    Local Press Report - 06/11/2019 - 13:24

  12. World Bank Attracts $1.8 Billion USD For Oceans And Sustainable Development

    20 May 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In two separate funding transactions May 16 and 17, the World Bank underscored commitment to its investors to support global sustainability projects. In Tokyo, the bank issued a 13 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 08:21

  13. Frack That! Ireland Joins France, Germany, Bulgaria

    27 Nov 2018- 12:52 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Times Hydraulic fracturing is set to be banned in Ireland after the Seanad passed legislation on Wednesday outlawing the practice. The House supported a Private Members' Bill originally introduced ...

    Local Press Report - 11/27/2018 - 12:53

  14. Untested Irish Water Wells Put A Million At Risk Of E.coli

    21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times The Environmental Protection Agency has highlighted serious health risks arising from creches, nursing homes and hotels using their own wells for drinking water. In its latest evaluation of s ...

    Local Press Report - 11/21/2018 - 11:30

  15. Continuing Drought Will Mean Water Restrictions For Dublin

    26 Jun 2018- 13:01 by Local Press Report DUBLIN The Irish Times Dubliners are facing “unavoidable” water restrictions with a potential drought looming following the long spell of dry weather, Irish Water has warned. A yellow weather warning is in place fo ...

    Local Press Report - 06/26/2018 - 13:01