Category: Carlingford Lough

October 17, 2017

Hurricane Ophelia batters Ireland Monday 16 October 2017 was the day that Ireland was at the centre of a storm.   Hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland with a bang.   Many homes have been left without electricity and schools have been closed for two days.   Tragically, three people lost their lives as hurricane force gusts…

July 12, 2017

UPDATE – 19 July 2017 – Re-Gen withdraws their application to locate a hazardous waste facility at Warrenpoint Check out their statement below:       Check out our post detailing the online reaction to this application HERE   Warrenpoint Port have requested the withdrawal of an application by local waste management company, ReGen, to…

July 5, 2017

Warrenpoint Port are pleased to report an improved performance in both tonnages handled and profitability. Tonnage through the port facilities in 2016 was 3.48 million tonnes, an increase of 7.4%. Profit Before Tax for the financial year ending December 2016 is £927k an increase of 20.6%.   All profits are reinvested to develop, maintain and…

July 5, 2017

Hazardous Waste Warrenpoint UPDATE – 19 July 2017 – Re-Gen withdraws their application to locate a hazardous waste facility at Warrenpoint Check out their statement below:     Update 11 July 2017 – Warrenpoint Harbour requests the withdrawal of hazardous waste facility – read the statement HERE   Following on from our recent post on…

June 2, 2017

  An article published by the BBC this week highlights a proposal from Warrenpoint Port to dump dredged waste in the Lough.   The current dumping location for this material is 16 miles from the shores of Carlingford Lough.   This has been the response from local environmental activists, Love Your Lough, on the destructive…

May 24, 2017

The Mountains of Mourne are an area of outstanding beauty and is where many of us call home. The famous mountain range is known all throughout the world.   The Mountains of Mourne and the story of it’s people has been encapsulated in the famous song forever through time and distance.   The song is…