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# Ballymore Eustace

Two people arrested in investigation into assault, dangerous driving and criminal damage
13th June 2024
Gardaí investigating assault, dangerous driving and criminal damage in Ballymore Eustace
This year
'Slaughtering the Liffey': The long battle to monitor Ireland's largest water treatment plant
Due to a quirk in planning regulations, the only agency providing oversight for discharges from the plant in Ballymore Eustace is Kildare County Council.
Last year
Country's largest drinking water treatment plant breached regulations several times in 2023
The regulator of the Uisce Éireann facility in Ballymore Eustace found there were non-compliant concentrations of chemicals discharging into the Liffey.
The plant supplies water to approximately 50% of the Dublin population
Kildare County Council continues to wait for a report into how Uisce Éireann intends to resolve highlighted issues
The company was prosecuted last summer for water pollution offences related to discharge from the plant
All time
'Failures in communication' highlighted by water body over treatment plant incidents
Man (40s) arrested after suspected cocaine worth €160k seized in Co Kildare
A Civil War mortar shell was found in a tree in Co Kildare
Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service
Body of missing Kildare man found
Dublin City Council passes motion to call Hogan and Irish Water before it
95 Garda stations to close by end of month
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Gardaí arrest third man in organised crime investigation