In Progress
€13.8 million


  • Improved drinking water quality
  • Improved security of supply to approximately 6,000 people in Loughrea Town and surrounding areas


  • Construction of approximately 20km of water mains from Carrowmonesh in Oranmore to Seefin Reservoir site located near Loughrea Town
  • Construction of a new 1,000m³ reservoir at Seefin
  • Provision of four new pumping stations in Derrydonnell, Seefin, Lake Road and Knockanaima
  • Decommissioning of two existing water treatment plants in Loughrea

News and Updates

Where will the works take place? 

  • The proposed works will take place along the local, regional and national roads between Oranmore and Loughrea in County Galway.
  • During the works traffic management will be in place and local access will be maintained at all times.
  • Works will also take place on private land adjacent to the roads along this route.

What are the next steps?

As part of this project, Irish Water is carrying out a major water main rehabilitation project from Oranmore to Seefin from the Maldron Roundabout in Oranmore and along the R446. 

Irish Water would like to inform you that ShareRidge Ltd intends to carry out watermain connection works in Oranmore at the Maldron Roundabout from next Monday 8 June 2020 through to Wednesday 10 June 2020

A water outage is scheduled for Tuesday 9 June 2020 at 9pm through to Wednesday 10 June 2020 at 6am

Areas that may be affected through this water shut-off include:

  • Oranmore Town
  • Lisheenkyle  
  • Caherfinesker  
  • Oranbeg GWS
  • Palmerstown 
  • Derrydonnell (Mountain West) GWS
  • Tarramuid GWS
  • Frenchfort 
  • Cregganna / Moneymore 
  • Loughiska 
  • Maree 

We apologise for any inconvenience this necessary work causes.

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