Fire hydrants are Irish Water’s responsibility, meeting hears

Cllr Patrick McGowan described as “unbelievable” a section in the CEO’s report that Irish Water are responsible for fire hydrants in the county, at Monday’s Plenary Meeting of Donegal County Council. The Killygordan based councillor described a hydrant at the most recent fire in Castlefinn as being sealed shut. “Half of our fire hydrants are […]

Public meeting in Clonmany tonight to discuss water outages

A PUBLIC meeting is being held in Clonmany tonight to discuss the ongoing issues with the areas water supply.  The public meeting is being held at 8pm in the Clonmany Community Centre. A spokesperson for the meeting said, “Join us this evening at 8pm here in Clonmany Community Centre to talk about the continuous issue […]

Third water burst in 12 days at Raymochy Rosbracken supply 

WORK is currently underway to fix a burst pipe in the Raymochy Rosbracken area.  This is the third burst in 12 days as residents continue to be plagued with ongoing water supply issues. Uisce Eireann are currently at the scene of the burst and working to resolve the issue. Advertisement The utility has recently put […]

Upgrade to ageing water mains to get underway in Drumkeen

UISCE Éireann has announced it is upgrading approximately 1,300 metres of aged water mains in Drumkeen. Work will get underway in the coming week to replace the pips in Aughagault in a bid to tackle the regular bursts experienced in the area. Uisce Éireann’s Programme Manager Declan Cawley said he is looking forward to getting this […]

Irish Water announce anticipated upgrade of water mains in Drumkeen

As part of its commitment to upgrade and improve water supplies across the North West, Uisce Éireann, working in partnership with Donegal County Council, is delighted to announce, it is replacing approximately 1,300m of aged water mains with new modern pipes in Aughagault, Drumkeen, County Donegal. Uisce Éireann crews will arrive in Aughagault, Drumkeen in […]

Uisce Éireann introduces new brand identity

Uisce Éireann is the new name for Irish Water, Ireland’s public water authority dedicated to helping communities to thrive by delivering water services for Ireland. The name change came into effect in January, in line with the provisions of the Water Services Amendment Act 2022 which confirmed Uisce Éireann as the standalone publicly-owned utility with […]


Residents left suffering following water outages in Manor

THE residents of Rosbracken and Raymoghy were once again left suffering this morning due to water outages. Water outages in this area of Manorcunningham have been a recurring issue recently as the residents were also left without water on Christmas Day and Saint Patrick’s Day. Calling for action, Cllr Donal ‘Mandy’ Kelly contacted Irish Water […]

Warning of water supply disruption in Letterkenny

As part of the National Leakage Reduction Programme, mains repair works may cause supply disruptions to Ros Suilighe, Letterkenny and surrounding areas. Works are scheduled to take place from 10am until midday on Monday, 27 March. Irish Water recommends that you allow two to three hours after the estimated restoration time for your supply to […]

Irish Water to have full operational control by June

COUNCILLORS have expressed concerns that contact with Irish Water could diminish when the utility body assumes full management of public water services in June. Mayor of Letterkenny Donal Kelly revealed how he had been asking for a face-to-face meeting with Irish Water chiefs for months but to no avail. He highlighted a string of problems that […]