A farmer is facing prosecution over a leaking silage pit which has been blamed for a major fish kill on a tributary of the Clare River – one of two discovered in North Galway in a week.

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) said they were alerted about the first fish kill last Wednesday and despatched officers to the Yellow River near Dunmore, which flows into the Clare River.

They discovered large numbers of dead fish in the river over the course of almost one kilometre downstream…

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Connacht Tribune 25.06.16