Water crisis: Where can I get water in the northeast?

Residents enter seventh day without water as work resumes to repair ruptured pipe

Irish Water are currently working to fix a burst pipe which has resulted in water shortages in the northeast. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish Water are currently working to fix a burst pipe which has resulted in water shortages in the northeast. Photograph: Getty Images


Below is the full list of water points and related information in areas affected by water shortages in the northeast, as provided by Irish Water.

Rolling water supplies for Drogheda Town for Wednesday, 26th July:

9am – 11.30am

• Boyne Meadow

• Laurences Park

• Moneymore

11.30am – 3pm

• Dublin Road & Donore Industrial Estate

3pm - 6pm

• Open Collon road

• North Quay to Termonfeckin road

• Ashfield (1pm)

• Hardmans Gardens (Golden Bowl) – supplement Lourdes Hospital

• Cord Road

6pm – 9pm

• Marley’s Lane

• Rathmullan Road

• Loughboy / Mell

• Ballymakenny Road

• Highlands

Permanent supply has been maintained in the following priority areas of Drogheda: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda and commercial centre in Drogheda town in the Mell area; Donore Road; Marley’s Lane; Cement Road; Ballsgrove; Marian Park; Crosslanes, and some estates in the area of these locations.

In Co Louth, temporary water stations are located at the following locations:

• Stameen on the Dublin Road

• Termonabbey

• Marleys Lane

• Bothar Brugha or Hardmans Gardens

Map: Where can I get water?

• Ballsgrove shops

• Shop St North Quay

• Clogherhead – outside the amusements on Main Street

• Collon side of St Joseph’s Church Lower Mell

• Right hand side of entrance to Marley’s Court, Marley’s Lane

• Drogheda Retail Park, Donore Road near Costa Coffee

• Termonfeckin outside the national school

• Manley Construction Site, Avourwen Meadows, Plantin Road

• Baltray at the 19th Pub

• Gary Kelly CSC,

• St Mary’s School Bryanstown,

• Wheatan Hall Retail Park,

• Shrewsbury Manor,

• Newton Meadows,

• Boyne Business Park,

• Harmony Heights,

• College Rise,

• Newfield Estate, Forest Park,

• Newfield Estate,

• Brookville Estate

• Yellowbatter Entrance.


The majority of Clogherhead area and the Clogherhead side of Termonfeckin will have some mains water supply throughout Wednesday, according to Irish Water.

The reservoir at Castlecoohill is receiving water with the assistance of Ballymakenny Group Water Scheme and is being topped up by a number of tankers.

In east Meath, stations are located across the network at the following locations:

• Duleek: 3 (Church) 2 (St Cianans Villas) 1 (Industrial Estate) - Fire Service

• Knockcommon/Rathdrinagh: 1 (National School))

• Rossnaree: 1 (Church))

• Ashbourne: 2 (Race hill)

• Donore: 1 (Church)

• Lagavoreen: 1 (Entrance to Housing Estate)

• Grange Rath: 2 (Entrance to Housing Estate)

• Ratoath: 2 (National School Fairyhouse Road ) 2 ( St Paul’s School) - ( Nursing Home Town Centre)

• Stamullen: 2 ( Church )

• Clonalvey: 1 (Church)

• Ardcath: 1 (Church)

• Kilmoon: 1 (Snailbox Carpark)

• Curragha: 1 (Church)

• Skryne: 1 (GAA Pitch)

• Kentstown: 1 (Londis Car park)

• Ashbourne Town : 1 Community Centre - 1 Retail Park - 1 Supervalu Carpark

• Bettystown : 1 (Tesco Carpark)

• Donecarney : 1 (Church)

• Colaiste Na Hinse Secondary School : 1

• Mornington: 1 (Harrys Shop)

• Kilbride: 2 (Church)

• Drogheda:Deepforde Hsg Estate

• Drogheda:Highlands Hsg Estate

• Rathfeigh : National School 1

The Irish Water customer care helpline can be reached on 1850 278 278. Updates will be posted on @iwcare on Twitter and on www.water.ie www.louthcoco.ie or www.meath.ie