Place: Blackwater valley
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A farm in the rich and fertile Blackwater Valley, near the village of Knockanore in West Waterford, is currently for sale with Dungarvan-based auctioneers Harty & Co.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2019
Presentation Convent is about to leave the order’s hands, after almost 100 years in their ownership.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2019
IT USED to be said in olden times that a squirrel could travel from Cork to Killarney, Co Kerry, without once touching the ground, such was the extent of woodland, writes
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
The Government has been urged to buy Micheal Flatley’s mansion, which is also the ancestral home of the first president of Ireland.
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018
Bord Pleanála has refused planning permission for a wind farm in east Cork for the second time in two years.
Wed, 01 Feb, 2017
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016
There’s a whole lot of house and home on offer here at Coolroe, a detached West Waterford property on an acre, by the pretty Aglish village which takes its name from the old church.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Sat, 24 Sep, 2016
Coillte spends €450k a year cleaning up litter. We meet the contractor who’s out to bust the dumpers. Are bin charges to blame? asks
Thu, 14 Jul, 2016
Pilot scheme aims to highlight heritage potential of lesser-known villages and boost visitor numbers
Sun, 19 Jun, 2016
THERE are few properties where you can look down (topographically at least) on Lismore Castle and its ducal family.
Sat, 11 Jun, 2016
Lismore is gearing up for its seventh opera festival, with the hotly tipped Rachel Croash starring in a production of Così Fan Tutte, writes
Fri, 27 May, 2016
The estate agent has sold the sumptuous Ileclash three times before. It’s easy to see why, writes
Sat, 07 May, 2016
Operation Mayday aims to help refugees settle in their new surroundings in Ireland, writesLeogue.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
looks forward to the West Waterford Festival of Food, which promises to see a wealth of talent food producers gather in Dungarvan
Mon, 11 Apr, 2016
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Mikel Murfi brings his one-man play to Co Cork as part of a new fit-up festival, writes
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
More than 12 months after a tiny creature caused mayhem for builders along the Blackwater Valley in Co Cork there is still no solution to marry the needs of protecting it with future development.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Nine months after Cork county council was warned by the EU to protect a tiny river creature, no solution has been found.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2015
ANY person who walks the length of the Munster Blackwater deserves an accolade,
Mon, 24 Aug, 2015
Having regarded cider as a second division drink for some time,is slowly changing her mind as she beings to appreciate the work and skill behind a glass of craft cider
Wed, 05 Aug, 2015
Sam Watson is as confident as the capricious sport of eventing will allow that he will give a good account of himself when defending his CIC three-star title at Camphire International Horse Trials this weekend.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
I was to express deep misgivings and concerns of the majority of anglers in the Blackwater Valley have regarding the future of the river as a salmon river.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
The Immrama festival of travel writing was a hugely enjoyable event, writes Juno McEnroe
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
SET against a rural Blackwater Valley backdrop is this smartly upgraded four-bed bungalow, with a vaulted ceiling in its large added-on kitchen/dining area - an ideal room for out-of-town parties.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2015
THE sixth Lismore Music Festival takes place at the weekend. It’s Ireland’s only summer opera festival, competing with the well-established English Glyndebourne and other mid-European events.
Thu, 28 May, 2015
Irish Water has confirmed it is ready to go ahead with a €22.8m project which should significantly improve water quality at one of the country’s premier beaches.
Sat, 02 May, 2015
Cattle are being trained to pump water for themselves as part of a unique project which could lead to clean rivers and the green light for further residential and industrial development in North Cork.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2015
A multi-agency taskforce is to be set up to ensure the health of protected freshwater mussels, otherwise their demise could have a serious impact on future economic development in the North Cork region.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2015
meets up for an exclusive interview with members of the Hennessy dynasty and finds out why the Irish connection is still strong with the famous brandy producing family.
Sat, 14 Mar, 2015
With similar winsome references to the 300-year-old cottage it replaced, this millennium-built recreation on two acres in East Cork marries the old with the new with a host of modern features and four en-suite bedrooms, writes
Sat, 17 Jan, 2015
You have to have a nose for these things — but three householders in Cork were unable to find their septic tanks when council officials came a calling. The officials couldn’t locate them either.
Fri, 02 Jan, 2015
The beach closest to Cork City and a well-known one in East Cork could be closed next summer due to an EU directive on water quality.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2014
One of the country’s leading planning consultants fears Mallow’s "hub town" status may be revoked if a quick solution is not found to improving water quality in the River Blackwater.
Wed, 10 Dec, 2014
Major housing and industrial developments along the Blackwater Valley in Co Cork are likely to be put on hold due to an EU directive aimed at protecting the freshwater pearl mussel.
Tue, 09 Dec, 2014
Thu, 16 Oct, 2014
There was once a country called Ireland, known as the Emerald Isle.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Almost all Coalition TDs living in constituencies along Eirgrid’s proposed GridLink in the South and East of the country want a cost-benefit analysis done on running parts or all of the extension underground.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2014
Up to 170 people attended a meeting in an East Cork village as opposition mounts in the south of the country to Eirgrid’s proposed €500m overhead powerline.
Fri, 06 Dec, 2013
The Minister for Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte is to be told by a county council that Eirgrid’s plans for a major overhead powerline will be a blight on the landscape and may lead to serious health and economic implications.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
I am amazed that when it comes down to money, principles and responsibilities are suddenly forgotten.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013