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Lough Mask Distillery becomes first distillery in Ireland to sell its products to the public on site
The Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) has welcomed news that Lough Mask Distillery in Mayo has become the first distillery in Ireland to be granted a licence to sell its gin, vodka and whiskey, to members of the public on its premises under the Intoxicating Liquor (Breweries and Distilleries) Act 2018.
The Lough Mask regional water supply has been removed from the most recent Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Remedial Action List meaning up to 40,000 people have had their water supply removed from the agency’s to-do list. The scheme was on the RAL for treatment and management issues at the plant which have now been addressed following a €1.9 million upgrade by Irish Water working in partnership with Mayo County Council.
Sherry FitzGerald brings Lake Lodge, Annaghdown, to the market for sale by private treaty. This detached family dwelling was originally constructed in the 1950s; the property was refurbished and modernised in 2006 and is presented in very good decorative order.
Throughout the centuries the islands of Lough Mask have stood silently and helplessly by as they played host to many extraordinary events. This week I am able to touch on just some of those events chronologically.
Irish Water has appointed a contractor for a €1.9 million project on the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply Scheme which will see interim works being carried out to the water treatment plant to benefit almost 40,000 consumers on the scheme ensuring a safe, reliable and high quality water supply.
The boil water notice that had been in place since Friday, September 2 was lifted today, Wednesday, September 13 according to An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. In a statement the Taoiseach said, "I am happy to learn the boil notice has been lifted on the Lough Mask Regional Water Supply and I expect every effort will be made to ensure this can be avoided in future. I understand the boil notice was an inconvenience since it was introduced on September 2, but the protection of public health was the key reason for implementing the notice. So far, no cases of illness have been reported from the presence of cryptosporidium in the Lough Mask Water Supply."
Schoolchildren in parts of south Mayo are making a 46 mile return trip to get to school each day, according to one local councillor. Ballinrobe based Fianna Fáil councillor Damien Ryan told the Mayo Advertiser this week: "In The Neale in one area, it was a mile trip to bring the children to school, it's now 11 miles. I know of other villages where they have to go out 23 or 24 miles to school and back.
A block of two townhouses and land suitable for potential development has come on sale in Ballinrobe town at a very attractive price.
At the July meeting of Mayo County Council, Cllr Al McDonnell raised concerns about Lough Carra and what he described as "dramatic change in the ecology" in the lake.