US president, Franklin D. Roosevelt, was so impressed with tales of the Shannon Hydro Electric Scheme, the landmark infrastructure project of the fledging Irish State in the 1920s, that he sought details from Dublin on what he called the ‘magnificent Shannon Scheme’. Franklin D. Roosevelt   The Ardnacrusha power station in County Clare (it still produces power today), depicted on the cover of our latest book, Gombeens at the Gate […]

Character of Irish Water – Clear, Fresh and Transparent