Inland Fisheries Ireland staff are investigating an incident of fish deaths at Keeldra Lake near Cloone, Co Leitrim. The incident was reported to Inland Fisheries Ireland on Tuesday 10th September. Considerable numbers of dead perch were recorded at the lake site. Live fish, which were also observed in the lake, were in distress. The presence of blue/green algae is currently being considered as part of the investigations. Lough Keeldra is a designated bathing area and signs erected by Leitrim County Council prohibit bathing at present.
Leitrim Observer, 11/09/13. Read the full article ‘Inland Fisheries investigating fish kill at Keeldra Lake‘.