Repairs completed and water supply returning to impacted customers in Doonbeg

Impacted customers thanked for their patience and co-operation during the repair works 


Wednesday, 5 June 2024: Uisce Éireann crews have successfully completed repairs following a burst water main impacting customers in Doonbeg and surrounding areas.

Following reports of a supply disruption, dedicated crews were immediately deployed and worked hard to restore normal water supply to impacted customers as quickly as possible. 

Repairs have successfully been completed and water supply has returned to the majority of customers at Glascoune, Baltard, Bealaha, Farrihy, Doonmore, Doonbeg, Kilrush and surrounding areas in County Clare.  It may take until later this evening before normal water pressure is fully returned to all customers, especially for those on higher ground or at the end of the network.

Darragh Conneely, Water Operations Lead at Uisce Éireann, acknowledged the impact to customers, adding: “On behalf of Uisce Éireann, I’d like to thank customers who were impacted by his unplanned outage for their patience, co-operation, and assistance while we worked to complete the repairs as quickly as possible and regret any inconvenience caused”.   

Uisce Éireann continues to provide detailed, real-time, and local information about water service and supply issues on The Uisce Éireann customer care helpline is open 24/7 on 1800 278 278 and updates are also issued via Facebook and X (formerly Twitter) @IWCare. 

Business customers can sign up to Uisce Éireann’s text alert system to receive updates on supply interruptions over four hours in duration at To register as a vulnerable customer or as an alternative contact, visit