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Water outage in West Clare following burst water main

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A burst main has caused a water outage in parts of West Clare.

Households in Quilty, Doonbeg, Cooraclare, Kilkee, Kilrush, Kilmihil, Labasheeda, Creegh and surrounding areas have reported outages, discolouration and low water pressure as a result of the sudden burst pipe near Creegh.

Crews from Irish Water and Clare County Council have been working to restore the supply and estimate that it will have returned by 11pm on Thursday night.

“Following the completion of the repair it may take a number of hours for normal water supply to fully return to all affected properties,” a spokesperson for Irish Water told The Clare Echo.

Páraic McMahon is Head of News & Sport with The Clare Echo. The Newmarket-on-Fergus native also writes for national papers including The Irish Examiner, The Irish Independent and The Irish Times along with doing work for RTÉ, Today FM, and A graduate of Mary Immaculate College, Páraic was previously employed by The Clare Herald and Clare FM. If you have a story, tip or some feedback for him then send an email to -

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