Stories from the Waterside

Publication now available to mark Water Heritage Day. Stories from the waterside is a unique collection of short stories celebrating individual connections with Ireland’s rivers, lakes and beaches. This publication is the result of a national story writing competition of the same name held in April and May during the COVID-19 lockdown.

What’s happening in the Adrigole Catchment?

The Adrigole River needs you!Good water quality in our rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal waters is a precious resource. The Local Authority Water Programme (LAWPRO) works to promote a healthy water environment by identifying water quality issues and finding ways to fix them. This is a new way of working to improve water quality and Read More…

Bellawaddy Catchment

The Bellawaddy catchment is one of 190 areas nationally prioritised to protect and restore our water quality. We wanted to make you aware that Catchment Scientists will be working in the area this year, focusing on the streams and rivers that flow into Killala Bay around Enniscrone Town. A public meeting was held on 11th Read More…

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Local Authority Waters Programme continues to monitor the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 public health emergency and expert advice from the HSE. As the situation unfolds, our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our staff and their families, and that of our stakeholders and communities. To that end all of our public engagements Read More…