A separate notice affecting 6,000 people in the Boyle area was lifted in May of this year

Boil water notices lifted in Co Roscommon

30 Jun Irish Water has confirmed that boil water notices affecting 11,300 customers in Co Roscommon have been lifted following inspections by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Nearly three quarters of the earth's surface is covered by ocean, but just one tenth of it is mapped

Team led by Marine Institute mapping sea bed

09 Jun A team of international scientists, led by the Marine Institute, has completed a transatlantic sea bed mapping exercise, which has revealed previously uncharted seabed features including mountains and ridges taller than Carrauntoohil.

There were ten options but those that included getting a supply from ground water in the east and using water from Lough Ree have been eliminated

Four options for Dublin water supply boost

09 Jun Irish Water has put forward four options to deal with inadequacies in the supply for Dublin and the eastern region, including three that would involve taking water from the River Shannon.