Water Issues Investigated As GAA Players Fall Ill

Possible issues with a private water supply in County Limerick are being investigated after a number of GAA players fell ill during a match over the weekend.

Senior teams from Limerick and Wexford and juniors from Limerick and Kerry were playing camogie at the Croagh Kilfinny grounds on Saturday 29 June when several competitors began feeling unwell.

Limerick City and County Council later confirmed on Tuesday 02 July that it had been alerted of possible water supply issues at the GAA grounds and launched a subsequent investigation.

Samples of water were obtained from the grounds, with test results expected in the coming days. The council has also been liaising with the HSE Environmental Health Unit and Irish Water over the issue.

The water source that supplies Croagh Kilfinny GAA is private and restricted to the grounds, so no wider implications for the general public are expected.


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