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#quarry

# quarry - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Quarry site in Kildare continues to be used despite High Court order

“Roads are being torn up, and the council is getting no rates from it,” councillor Mark Lynch said.

# quarry - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Company fined €500,000 after fatal accident at Mayo quarry

Joseph Harrington was fatally injured when he fell into an inadequately guarded stone crusher at the quarry.

# quarry - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Father of drowning victim says his heart is full of sorrow knowing that friend died trying to save his son RIP

Father of drowning victim says his heart is full of sorrow knowing that friend died trying to save his son

The two died in the double drowning tragedy in a disused quarry.

# quarry - Saturday 2 June, 2018

People warned not to swim in quarries over bank holiday weekend

According to Irish Water Safety, 62% of drownings occur inland where river and lake beds can be difficult to see.

# quarry - Friday 1 June, 2018

'Inspiring and funny': Tributes paid to teenage boys who drowned in Clare quarry

The teenage boys got into difficulty in Knockanean, Ennis yesterday afternoon.

# quarry - Monday 2 January, 2017

Two men die in separate accidents at quarry and farm

One took place in Monaghan, the other in Wexford.

# quarry - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Young man killed in workplace accident at Mayo quarry

It happened at around 10am this morning.

# quarry - Saturday 7 February, 2015

The disused quarry in Dublin might be turned into a waste storage facility

There has been concern about the potential damage to wildlife in the area.

# quarry - Monday 5 January, 2015

Man (48) dies in industrial accident in quarry

It was the first workplace accident of 2015.

# quarry - Monday 25 August, 2014

Scottish teenager drowns in incident linked to ice bucket challenge

Cameron Lancaster (18) died at a quarry near Fife.

# quarry - Friday 4 July, 2014

Increased bonuses on the table as union halts quarry strike

A strike at Roadstone plants had been taking place since the middle of last month.

# quarry - Thursday 19 June, 2014

'Disbelief' as staff locked out of plant in Carlow

The company’s 160 staff were given no indication before this morning that their jobs were at risk and receivers have now been appointed.

# quarry - Friday 28 February, 2014

Digger used to pull ATM from wall during early-morning raid

The thieves used a Volvo digger, causing “considerable damage” to the building.

# quarry - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Clean-up of hazardous waste site could cost State up to half a million euro

Louth County Council has begun the tendering process for the clean-up of the site, which was discovered two years ago.

# quarry - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry RIP

Body of missing 65-year-old man found in Tipperary quarry

The 64-year-old was swimming in Ahenny quarry in Carrick-on-Suir.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# quarry - Friday 26 October, 2012

Family of Catherine Gowing visit search site in Wales

Catherine’s sister Emma visited the site with her husband to meet the police officers who are continuing the search.

# quarry - Monday 25 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

Body of 18-year-old found in Wexford quarry

The teenager, along with two other boys got into difficulties while swimming at Forth Mountain yesterday evening.

# quarry - Monday 11 June, 2012

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia RIP

Two Irish men killed in quarry fall and motorbike crash in Australia

The two men, both aged 25, were killed in accidents in Queensland.

# quarry - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry RIP

Man dies in swimming incident at disused Kildare quarry

A young man has died after apparently getting into difficulty while swimming in a disused quarry in Co Kildare.

# quarry - Monday 9 April, 2012

Gardaí find explosives in Cork quarry

Gardai in Midleton carried out a search at a disused quarry on the outskirts of Midleton this afternoon – and found ‘old type’ explosives.