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Dublin: 5 °C Sunday 17 November, 2019

#River Shannon

From TheJournal.ie How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone Statue

How a Shannon-side sculpture sparked a culture war in Athlone

A proposed sculpture has fueled a debate about cultural misappropriation in Athlone.

From TheJournal.ie Birds left 'caked' in oil after spill in Shannon tributary near Athlone Threat To Wildlife

Birds left 'caked' in oil after spill in Shannon tributary near Athlone

Five swans were found covered in oil by local volunteers.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man drowned after getting 'snagged' on car while swimming River Shannon

Limerick man drowned after getting 'snagged' on car while swimming

An inquest into the incident on 30 June last year heard that the area was known for joyriding.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How much do you know about the River Shannon? Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the River Shannon?

The waterway is the country’s longest river.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years Parteen Option

Irish Water wants to pump water from Shannon to Dublin for first major upgrade in 60 years

The utility is asking for planning permission for a pipeline to connect Shannon water to many parts of Leinster.

From TheJournal.ie 'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon Tragedy

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon

Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.

From TheJournal.ie 'Government should have the final say on River Shannon water levels, not the ESB' The Flood

'Government should have the final say on River Shannon water levels, not the ESB'

Fianna Fáil has a private member’s bill in the Dáil today calling for more flood protections.

From TheJournal.ie The River Shannon is in for a major dredging Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

From TheJournal.ie Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs Fatal Accident

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

From TheJournal.ie This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take Midlands And East

This is the route Irish Water wants its Shannon to Dublin pipeline to take

The scheme will provide water for 40% of the country’s population up to 2050.

From TheJournal.ie Cage fighter and accomplice guilty of murder by beating man and leaving him to drown River Shannon

Cage fighter and accomplice guilty of murder by beating man and leaving him to drown

The court heard that the victim had been walking to the gym when a car stopped beside him and two men got out.

From TheJournal.ie Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information Limerick
From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon Limerick

Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon

She was taken into garda custody and is uninjured.

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend River Shannon

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon Limerick

Man dies after boat taken from boat club capsizes on River Shannon

The incident happened yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities' Storm Frank

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue More To Come

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

Met Éireann says the south and south-west will be hit heaviest in coming days.

From TheJournal.ie National weather warning in place as snow starts to fall More Bad News

National weather warning in place as snow starts to fall

There is expected to be more flooding near the River Shannon today as water is released from the Parteen Weir

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions) More Bad News

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy River Shannon

Two workers who died in fall from Limerick bridge named as Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy

Brian Whelan and TJ Herlihy were working on Thomond Bridge when they became submerged.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon River Shannon

Man charged in connection with murder of Polish man found in the River Shannon

Patryk Krupa’s body was found in the River Shannon near Athlone last June.

From TheJournal.ie Detectives appeal to Polish community for help investigating Patryk Krupa murder River Shannon

Detectives appeal to Polish community for help investigating Patryk Krupa murder

One man has already appeared in court in connection with the case, and there have been a number of other arrests.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with assault of Polish man whose body was found in River Shannon Athlone

Man charged with assault of Polish man whose body was found in River Shannon

A man in his 20s remains in custody at Athlone Garda Station while two men detained in Mullingar were released without charge overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City River Shannon

Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City

The man went into the river on Sunday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters Rescue

Man rescued from River Shannon by Limerick firefighters

The man in his 20s was treated at the scene and taken to hospital after the rescue.

From TheJournal.ie Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat Midlands

Search teams in Lough Ree find missing fisherman's boat

The search for missing Armagh man Darryl Burke has been ongoing for almost two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone... Big River Rising

This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone...

River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Work begins on major water €500 million project for Dublin Capital Gain

Work begins on major water €500 million project for Dublin

The scheme will be the first major infrastructural project undertaken by Irish Water.

From TheJournal.ie Sister of Chloe Kinsella bids tearful farewell to her "angel" at funeral mass Chloe Kinsella

Sister of Chloe Kinsella bids tearful farewell to her "angel" at funeral mass

A large crowd attended the funeral of the teenager in Limerick this morning. Chloe’s body was located on Friday after she had been missing for six days.

From TheJournal.ie Body of young woman found in search for missing teen Chloe Kinsella Limerick

Body of young woman found in search for missing teen Chloe Kinsella

Gardaí said the body, which was recovered from the River Shannon, is that of the missing 15-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone River Shannon

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

The man’s body was recovered from the River Shannon.

From TheJournal.ie Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine Rescue 118

Two men airlifted to hospital in serious condition after car driven into ravine

The men were rescued from their upturned car after it left the road and plunged into the Arigna river near Drumshanbo in Leitrim.

From TheJournal.ie Body of woman found in Limerick city River Shannon

Body of woman found in Limerick city

Initial reports suggest the body was that of a 16-year-old girl but it later transpired the woman is in her 40s.

From TheJournal.ie River Shannon gets storytelling project Oral History This post contains videos

River Shannon gets storytelling project

Arts project wants people to relate their tales of Ireland’s longest river and its effect on their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Three German tourists rescued from Lough Ree cruiser Rescue

Three German tourists rescued from Lough Ree cruiser

The RNLI, Lough Ree Rescue, Athlone Sub Aqua Club and the Coast Guard launched the mission yesterday evening.

Does Carrick-on-Shannon have Ireland's most unusual St Patrick's parade?

The Leitrim town is having TWO parades – one on water – and a man sitting 180 feet high in a glass box.