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#River Shannon

# river-shannon - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'A real and pending concern': Probe into re-appearance of invasive fish species in Shannon tributary

Chub have been spotted by Inland Fisheries Ireland in the River Inny.

# river-shannon - Monday 24 February, 2020

Government urged to do more on flooding impact as Varadkar visits stricken areas

The Irish Farmers Association said the Taoiseach’s visit had an element of “trying to close the stable door after the horse had bolted”.

# river-shannon - Sunday 18 August, 2019

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

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

# river-shannon - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

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

Five swans were found covered in oil by local volunteers.

# river-shannon - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

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.

# river-shannon - Sunday 9 December, 2018

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

The waterway is the country’s longest river.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

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.

# river-shannon - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'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.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

'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.

# river-shannon - Friday 9 December, 2016

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

# river-shannon - Monday 28 November, 2016

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

One man died after the boat capsized.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

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.

# river-shannon - Friday 22 April, 2016

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.

# river-shannon - Monday 28 March, 2016

Siblings who believe brother was assaulted before he drowned appeal for information

Nicky Lyons drowned last year.

# river-shannon - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Teenage girl on stolen boat rescued from River Shannon

She was taken into garda custody and is uninjured.

# river-shannon - Friday 5 February, 2016

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.

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

The incident happened yesterday morning.

# river-shannon - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

# river-shannon - Monday 14 December, 2015

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.

# river-shannon - Saturday 12 December, 2015

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

# river-shannon - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

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

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

# river-shannon - Sunday 30 August, 2015

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.

# river-shannon - Friday 13 February, 2015

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.

# river-shannon - Monday 28 July, 2014

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.

# river-shannon - Sunday 22 June, 2014

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.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Body taken from River Shannon in Limerick City

The man went into the river on Sunday evening.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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.

# river-shannon - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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.

# river-shannon - Monday 24 February, 2014

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

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

# river-shannon - Monday 17 February, 2014

Work begins on major water €500 million project for Dublin

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

# river-shannon - Monday 7 October, 2013

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.

# river-shannon - Friday 4 October, 2013

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.

# river-shannon - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Man drowns after slipping off bridge wall in Athlone

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

# river-shannon - Thursday 8 August, 2013

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.

# river-shannon - Monday 10 June, 2013

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.

# river-shannon - Sunday 9 September, 2012

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.

# river-shannon - Thursday 16 August, 2012

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.

# river-shannon - Friday 16 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Does Carrick-on-Shannon have Ireland's most unusual St Patrick's parade? Boat Parade

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.