Gerry Grant

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Cooling off near Killiney Beach during the heatwave earlier this summer. Below-average rainfall levels have been forecast for August and September. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dublin is experiencing its worst drought since records began in 1850, and scientists at Maynooth University are warning that “we are potentially far f(...)

  Irish Water managing director Jerry Grant   at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre on Tuesday: he acknowledged there was “a very significant water deficit across the south of the country”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A total of 66,000 households and businesses were without water late on Tuesday as Irish Water and ESB Networks worked to restore supplies disrupted du(...)

The Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly, at the publishing of   a new national strategy to reduce exposure to lead in drinking water. Photograph: Dave Meehan

As many as 200,000 houses in the State built during and before the 1970s may face health risks from lead pipes, according to official figures. The N(...)