Category Archives: Departmental Press Release

New Campaign calls for citizens to fight against Illegal Dumping & Fly Tipping

New Communications Campaign calls for all Citizens to get involved in the Fight Against Illegal Dumping and Fly Tipping in Ireland. – There has been an 11% increase in the number of calls reporting illegal dumping during the Covid 19 … Continue reading

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Launch of “Think Before You Flush” campaign

Irish Water deals with 2,000 sewer blockages caused by wipes every month To launch the fifth year of the Think Before You Flush campaign, Clean Coasts in partnership with Irish Water are inviting the public to join the celebration of … Continue reading

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“Keep Well” campaign launched

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D, the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly T.D, and Minister of State for the Department of Health, with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan T.D., have today (Thursday October … Continue reading

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Irish Water lifts Water Conservation Order

Irish Water lifts Water Conservation Order following heavy rainfall and recovery of sources Following recent heavy rainfall and improving river and ground water conditions Irish Water has lifted the Water Conservation Order, more commonly known as the hosepipe ban that … Continue reading

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Documentary: The Story of Water

Watch the documentary on The Story of Water in Ireland, airing Tuesday 7th July at 7pm on Virgin Media One. It reveals the full story behind the challenges facing the public water and wastewater network. Follow #storyofwater on social media … Continue reading

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Irish Water warns recent rainfall not sufficient as more schemes develop drought

June 23, 2020 –  Despite recent rainfall, Irish Water says that the number of schemes in drought around the country has increased from 35 to 37 and the ones in potential drought has grown from 52 to 59 since the start … Continue reading

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Key Supports for Reopening your Small Business

Direct, non-repayable, financial supports to help your business, via https://dbei.gov.ie

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Minister Humphreys announces details of €250m Restart Grant

Minister Humphreys has announced today, Friday 22nd May 2020, that Local Authorities are now taking applications for €250m Restart Grant. Minimum grant of €2,000 and maximum grant of €10,000. Businesses reopening under Phase 1 and Phase 2, and those who … Continue reading

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Stay Local, Stay Apart & Stay Safe in the Outdoors

Agencies and organisations involved in the delivery and promotion of outdoor amenities have welcomed the recognition of the importance of the outdoor recreation in Phase 1 of the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business. Outdoor recreation plays an important … Continue reading

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