Tag Archives: Poolbeg

This evening.

Pic: David Costello


This afternoon.

Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin.


Earlier: Meanwhile, In Galway

It Is Upon Us

This afternoon.

At Poolbeg, Dublin.

On Wednesday the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed it had sent a team of inspectors to the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant in Dublin – after it emerged that there had been discharges from the plant in Poolbeg.

Previously: ‘Further Discharges Expected’



Irish Plogging Divas tweetz:

Grand stretch in the evening. 9:15 pm Blackrock, Co Dublin. in full ,

Save Poolbeg.




This afternoon

Poolbeg Power Station, Pigeon House Rd, Dublin 4

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Richard Bruton visits the controversial Covanta Dublin ‘Waste-to-Energy’ facility, also known as the Poolbeg Incinerator.

Above from left: Buisness Manager Dublin Waste to Energy Kieran Mullans, Mr Bruton and Dublin City Council Chief Executive Owen Keegan

A ‘glitch’ in the plant’s first week of operation last year led to 11 people being hospitalised and a fine to Covanta for breaking its environmental protection licence.

Save Poolbeg.

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