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Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Possible solution ahead for River Deel saga


In an uncharacteristic move today, Limerick County Council has dropped high court injunctions against two Palaskenry protestors.

The project they are protesting about, the river Deel project is designed to re-source the town’s water supply which is currently coming from a local lake. The council wants the towns supply coming from the river Deel. The residents of Palaskenry are having none of it. They say the river is polluted.

One of them, Orla Kaiser who escaped a jail sentence in June, is relieved but feels there’s still work left to do. Work on the project has been stopped numerous times by protesters.

Story Background
Council to seek injunction against Palaskenry protesters - May 31
River Deel project on hold again - June 07
River deel project stopped again today - June 13
River Deel protesters due before high court - June 12
River Deel protestor escapes jail sentence - June 22
Meeting held in River Deel dispute - June 26

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