# Lough Neagh

Last year
Algal blooms raise 'alarm bell' at Blessington Lake in wake of Lough Neagh disaster
The Explainer: Lough Neagh has been hit by an algal bloom disaster - what’s happening?
Lough Neagh sand being used at GAA grounds across the country
Sand extracted from the lough is sold in a number of Irish retail stores and is used on pitches in sports grounds across the country, The Journal has learned.
Sand extraction is thought to be contributing to the extensive blue-green algal growths which have made headlines in recent weeks.
Thomas Greene reports from Northern Ireland.
Ryan says water quality 'not something we can concede on' pointing to Lough Neagh algae example
Michelle O'Neill calls for public ownership of Lough Neagh amid outcry over toxic algal blooms
All time
Tyrone fisherman finds skull and antlers of extinct 'Great Irish Elk'
Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
Man charged with murder of 61-year-old woman