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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Ireland's Water Contamination Levels Lag Behind EU Compliance Deadline

    13 Jun 2018- 09:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUBLIN, Ireland In its annual report the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of Ireland has said that it expects drinking water to comply with European Union standards but not until 2020, which will be 16 ye ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:17

  10. Ireland: Desal an Alternative to $1.5 Billion USD Pipeline Project?

    7 Mar 2018- 08:20 by Local Press Report LIMERICK Limerick Leader A €1.2bn “mega-project” proposing to pump 300 million litres of water 172 km daily from the River Shannon to Dublin is not needed and will “squander” taxpayer money, Limerick City and County ...

    Local Press Report - 03/07/2018 - 08:22

  11. Irish Water: €2bn Needed to Ensure Dublin Does Not Run Out of Water

    12 Feb 2018- 15:11 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Examiner Irish Water reportedly needs to plug a €2bn funding gap to ensure Dublin has enough supply. It is reported that Dublin could run out of water by 2025. A 170-km pipeline needs to be built to br ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2018 - 15:37

  12. Irish Water Gets the Go-Ahed for €200 Million Treatment Plant Upgrade

    12 Jan 2018- 08:26 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Independent Irish Water has been given the green light to replace the 150-year old Vartry water treatment plant with a new facility to provide water for 200,000 people in Wicklow and south Dublin. Corporate ...

    Local Press Report - 01/12/2018 - 08:26

  13. Raw Sewage Entering Water at 44 Sites Around Ireland

    24 Oct 2017- 10:16 by Local Press Report DUBLIN RTE News The Environmental Protection Agency has said that the pace of improvements to Ireland's waste water treatment infrastructure is falling far short of requirements. It has initiated seven prosecu ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2017 - 10:16

  14. Premier Rules Out Water Ownership Referendum

    5 Oct 2017- 11:05 by Local Press Report DUBLIN Irish Times Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has ruled out a referendum on ownership of the public water system. He said any urgency for such a poll was gone. “Privatising our public water services is like suggesting t ...

    Local Press Report - 10/05/2017 - 11:05

  15. Crytosporidium Puts "161,000 at Risk of Crippling Illness"

    15 Sep 2017- 10:03 by Local Press Report LETTERKENNY Co DONEGAL Irish Times Some 161,000 people are at risk of crippling illness from a microscopic parasite in drinking water, the Environmental Protection Agency [Ireland] has warned. The agency said 25 su ...

    Local Press Report - 09/15/2017 - 10:03

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