Shallee Priority Area for Action Desktop Report


July 2020

Within the public drinking water source protection area for Drumcliff springs which
supplies Ennis

Hydromorphology (land reclamation)

Small point sources (DWWTS and farmyards)

One operational limestone quarry within the Shallee_010 sub-basin but it discharges
under S4 licence to the Fergus_040 waterbody to the north

EPA licensed facility located beside the quarry (Licence no. P0771) which discharges to ground within the sub basin. There is no process water discharged, only surface water which is discharged to ground from settlement ponds. The discharge is licensed for suspended solids and pH.

Clogrennane Lime Limited (Clare) (CRH)

A quicklime production facility comprising of; Maerz PFR kiln and auxiliary plant, and storage silos

Non operational limestone quarry at Fountain (closed 2010)

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