Parteen Weir on Lough Derg. Farmers in the vicinity of Lough Derg and the Shannon have led opposition to the pipeline project. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new approach is urgently needed to get major infrastructure projects across the line on time in Ireland, according to communications experts at Dubl(...)

A 170km pipe would draw water from the Parteen Basin on the River Shannon in north Tipperary, in a move designed to meet future economic expansion to the east. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Plans to pump water from the River Shannon to Dublin have been criticised as having the potential for significant waste given the dilapidated state of(...)

Flooding around Parteen Weir in Co Clare.  The Shannon-Dublin water pipeline will cost more than €1.2bn and its footprint will be immense.  Photograph: TISC

It is described as “one of the most important [infrastructural] projects in the history of the State”. Though not quite at the scale of Ardnacrusha hy(...)