|Statement||report compiled by the EPA in collaboration with the Veterinary Laboratory Services of the Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry, the Mid Western Health Board, Teagasc, and Coillte.|
|Contributions||Ireland. Environmental Protection Agency., Ireland. Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry. Veterinary Laboratory Services., Mid-Western Health Board., Teagasc., Coillte Teoranta.|
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Sporadic concerns over animal health problems have been voiced in north county Limerick since the late s. This issue came to the fore in late when local concerns . Investigations of animal health problems at Askeaton, County Limerick 2nd interim report (October, to December, ) By Dublin (Ireland) Environmental Protection Agency. Abstract. Available from British Library Document Supply Centre-DSC:OP-IRE/ / BLDSC - British Library Document Supply CentreSIGLEGBUnited Kingdo. Investigations of Animal Health Problems at Askeaton, County Limerick Summary: The five-volume report (plus a Summary document) give an account of the investigations into animal health problems in the Askeaton area of Co. Limerick, carried out in . The investigations were prompted by reports of severe animal health problems on two farms in the Askeaton area, which first came to notice in the early s. In February , following preliminary investigations by Limerick County Council, the Environmental Protection Agency was requested by the Minister of State at the Department of Agriculture, Food and .
The EPA carried out its investigation over a four-year period from , and published its report, Investigations of Animal Health Problems at Askeaton, Co Limerick, in There was no reference to humans in the title. Reading the EPA report is a deeply troubling experience. Research Notes, 25 January, Askeaton Races, In my book, Stonehall Harriers Centenary Record, published in , I reproduced programmes from the Askeaton Hunt Races for the years and At least some of my readers will, therefore, be surprised to learn that the earliest record I have of such races being held in Askeaton is dated , exactly . People from the Askeaton area of County Limerick have been reassured by the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) there is little cause for concern that environmental pollution in the region poses a. the investigations of animal health problems in the Askeaton area of County Limerick. The background to and the organisation of these investigations are described in the Main Report and will not be repeated here. It was clear at the start of the investigations that there were strong suspicions on the part of the farmers directly.
Askeaton (Irish: Eas Géitine, Waterfall of Géitine, also historically spelt Askettin), is a town in County Limerick, town on the N69, the road between Limerick and Tralee, is built on the banks of the River Deel some 3 km upstream from the estuary of the River Shannon.. Among the historic structures in the town are a castle dating from and a Franciscan friary Country: Ireland. The EPA report into the animal health problems in the area looked in detail at research findings in four areas as detailed below. Human Health. Locals in Askeaton expressed concern about the number of miscarriages, foetal abnormalities and the incidences of cancer in their area. There were reports from locals of skin, eye and respiratory problems. One of the oldest towns in County Limerick The ancient town of Askeaton is located on the banks of the Deel River. Rich in history and ancient archaeological remains, the castle in the centre of the town dates back to , and the Franciscan Friary, from , is one of the most complete ruins of a Medieval Abbey in the country. COVID (Coronavirus): Those wishing to contact the Limerick City and County Council are asked to email [email protected] or contact the Council online using the MyLimerick service on or by phoning #StayAtHome to save lives.