Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska, who until recently owned the huge Aughinish Alumina smelter in the Shannon Estuary, has sued the US Treasury Department and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, seeking a US court order lifting sanctions against him.
Fri, 15 Mar, 2019
Irish Water has confirmed it is to press ahead with one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken in Ireland — the pumping of water from the Shannon river all the way to Dublin to supply the capital’s taps.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
“ALL before me have been boatmen and fishermen, so it’s heritage really.” The words of Harry Blackwell whose family have been pilots guiding ships up the River Shannon and traditional salmon fishermen in Limerick for generations. They were also farmers on Greenish Island.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
The family of a fisherman, whose body was found in the River Shannon at Mungret, have said they have many unanswered questions as to how he died, despite a Garda investigation which found no clear evidence of foul play in his death.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2016