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Hundreds of fish found dead in Cork river

Hundreds and possibly thousands, of fish have been found dead in a river in Co Cork, according to Inland Fisheries Ireland.  A spokesperson for the organisation said an initial investigation indicates that “a significant algal bloom” caused the incident. The fish died in a minor tributary of the Bandon River, south of Dunmanway, near Curraghalicky Lake.  The species affected i...
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Rivers Monitoring Programme

Ireland has more than 73,000 km of river channels. If placed end-to-end, they could encircle the Earth almost twice.  Three-quarters of these channels are very small streams that typically flow into larger rivers. The longest and largest river in Ireland is the Shannon. It runs for more than 360 km from its source to the sea and discharges on average more than 200,000 litres of water per second...
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