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‘Premature to open park’ on polluted Haulbowline site

A report from 2017 has revealed that Cork County Council was warned that pollution on Haulbowline had “the potential to cause risks to any users of a potential future park” on the site. The document’s findings have led an environmental group to question why neither the council nor the Government revealed the results of the analysis of what is one of the country’s worst polluted former industria...
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No definitive timeline for resumption of Haulbowline remediation

Clean-up works on of one of Ireland’s worst cases of industrial pollution, the former Ispat/Irish Steel site on Haulbowline Island in Cork Harbour, have been delayed indefinitely.  Three heavily contaminated sites on the island were to have been remediated by last July but, with only one – the former east tip – remediated so far, plant and equipment were taken off the island in the latter half of ...
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