An injunction has been applied for by Friends of the Irish Environment to stop a fish farm company from extracting water from a Connemara lake. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A High Court injunction to stop a fish farm company from extracting water from a Connemara lake has been applied for by Friends of the Irish Environm(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has been urged to establish buffer zones to keep cattle away from streams, rivers and lakes following repeated closures of bathing waters this summer. Photograph:
Eric Luke

Friends of the Irish Environment has called on Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to establish buffer zones to keep cattle away from streams, rive(...)

Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found. Photograph: Getty Images

Pollution rather than fish farming is having the greatest impact on Irish wild salmon stocks, Marine Institute researchers have found.A Marine Institu(...)