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Parteen Weir on Lough Derg is part of the Shannon water system. Irish Water plans to build a 170 km long pipe from the Parteen basin on the river Shannon to Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Irish Water insists the €1.3 billion project to pipe water from the river Shannon to Dublin will not be delayed by a review of the proposal. The inde(...)

The Shannon river. Following extraction and treatment, water will be piped to a termination point reservoir in Co Dublin before connecting into the greater Dublin network. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Existing water supply sources “do not have the capacity or resilience to meet future requirements of homes and businesses in Dublin and the midlands”,(...)

A 79-year-old man had to have his leg amputated in hospital after he was struck by a car being pursued by gardaí in Parteen Co Clare.

The 26-year-old driver of a car that ploughed into three elderly pensioners outside a Pitch and Putt course in Co Clare was on bail at the time, it h(...)