Irish Water warns of possible outages in East Donegal

IRISH Water is to carry  out major upgrades to its water network in Ballybofey, Crossroads and Killygordon.

Essential water upgrade works may result in interruptions to water supply on Tuesday July 2 in Ballybofey, Killygordon, Castlefinn and Liscooley areas.

Irish Water, working in partnership with Donegal County Council, is investing €12 million across the county to undertake essential replacement and rehabilitation works to 40km of old water mains. These works will ensure a more reliable supply of water to customers and local businesses.


As the work progresses a number of areas may experience interruptions to the water supply between 8am and 2pm this coming Tuesday. The following areas may be affected:

· Killtown
· Liscooley Village
· Magheraboy
· Blairstown
· Meenahoney
· Leaght
· Powderly
· Kildoney
· Carrick
· Donaghmore
· Castlefinn Town
· Hillhead
· Knock
· Carn
· Glencovitt
· Navenny
· Dreenan,
· Edenmore
· Carrickshandrum
· Kilcadden
· Garrisonhill
· Dromore
· Curragh
· Killygordon
· Crossroads
· Ardnagannagh
· Ballyarrell
· Ballyarrell
· Tirinisk
· Mullanboy
· Demense Coolyslin
· Ringsend
· Cavanaweery
· Foyfin
· Magherycallaghan
· Donneyloop
· Corcullion
· Stranamuck
· Magherareagh
· Cloghfin
· Ballylast
· Churchtown
· Haw

Irish Water’s local engineering lead, Kevin Love, said, “When completed the upgrade will ensure a more reliable supply of water to customers in the area and safeguard the water supply for the future. We understand that this type of work can be inconvenient and works crews will make every effort to minimise any disruption these necessary works cause. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

“Irish Water and ShareRidge Limited would like to thank customers in advance for their patience and co-operation while these essential works are taking place.”

For further information contact the project team on 086 7816515. For updates visit or follow @IWCare.


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