bublin bay water quality
Friday, November 24, 2006, 11:41 AM
Dept of Enviroment etc.,
Dear Honorable Minister Roche,
Re Dublin bay water pollution
As your Fianna Fail Party, in general, is dedicated to the environment and your Department, in particular, likes to facilitate the "cleaning up" of natural areas such as Booterstown Marsh and Greystones beach, perhaps you would give consideration as to how the Pool Beg of Dublin bay might be saved from being polluted by the extract of the excreta of almost a quarter of the population of the state. The whole of the Pool Beg is bring poisoned by the discharge of waste effluent from the 'treatment' plant at Ringsend; the once crystal clear water is a suspension of algae and the silver beaches are covered with deposits of the matter. Notwithstanding the EU "blue flag' status, the water in the bay from Blackrock to the Pigeon house is not wholesome for bathers and this unhygenic condition can only spread as the intake to the plant rises so that soon the whole of the bay may be off limits to bathers. It would appear that, the more the waste is treated by 'magic' chemicals, the more the growth of algae and the destruction of the natural condition of the water is furthered, so that Dublin City Council with your aid and that of the EU have succeeded in converting a playground for Dubliners into a sewer acting as the outflow of a septic tank,
To me, an amateur, it would appear that a solution to the problem would be to pipe the 'treated' waste out to the deep around Kish where it would be quickly diluted and cause little damage to the high sea or its aquatic life, Of course, it may be the plan of your excellency to make all this water and strand inhospitable to us poor 'homeless' people so that developers might gain by building sea-front apartments free from public access and, from that point of view, your plans are working very well. Indeed, I understand there is a precedent for this when the residents of Sea Point were forced to abandon their homes perforce of the unsanitary smell and sell out.
Assuming. that you care for all the children of the state, I would ask you to take action to see that no waste is discharged into vulnerable shallow water sea areas in Dublin of elsewhere and that funds be made available to Councils to have waste disposed of in areas which do not limit our rights to enjoy our God given environment.
Meanwhile I am, respected Sir,
Your most obedient,
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shift the shit to the kish
Friday, October 20, 2006, 12:43 PMIt ought to be not too expensive to convey the treated sewerage from Ringsend via Howth to a deep open-sea area at the Kish lighthouse or beyond. After all, they now bring all the sewerage from Howth under the bay to Ringsend and they could return the treated stuff by a parallel path back across the bay and out to sea.
A large area of the bay, including the Bull walls, which once were ideal for bathing in, are now no longer clean and even Seapoint leaves one feeling sticky although many people swim there regularly. They have closed down the thalassic baths at Clontarf, Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire and that might have been because of the poor quality of the seawater as a result of sewerage discharges into the bay.
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Wednesday, August 23, 2006, 10:18 AMWell, the Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown caterpillar has finally finished masterbating on the Booterstown nature reserve but has left two big heaps of shit - Roche's balls - plonk n the middle of the swamp so that we can all like Shelley say:
"My name is Ozymandias ( or Dick Roche0 , king of kings:
Look on my works ye Mighty and despair !"
Nothing besides remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.
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Caterpillar grubbing away in Booterstown reserve
Tuesday, August 1, 2006, 01:11 PMGod only knows what they are up to now as the caterpillar earth eater digests and regorgiates different parts of the debris every day. First it seemed to be making a very fat penis with a very big knob right down the cunt of the swamp; then it changed it to a double knobbed penis. After that it circumcised the knobs from the penis; then it did the impossible by decircumcising one of the knobs, connecting it to a thin penis. Today it has again circumcised the two knobs in what must have been a very sore operation as there is a very large split between the tip of the penis and the nearest knob.
Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown council must be overjoyed at all the pain they have inflicted on this quiet little beautiful swamp which has remained ia virgin since it was born in 1834.
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Caterpillar in its cocoon at Booterstown sanctuary
Wednesday, July 26, 2006, 09:42 AMToday was another nice day for the sea in Dublin and I picked the first few ripe blackberries at Boooterstown; so its going to be work for me from hereonin picking berries after my sea excursion.
The poor old caterpiller eartheater was resting after it rearranging the rubble in the swamp a bit but it had put plyboard armour all around its windows for fear of hostilities. Goodness knows no one could blame the poor caterpillar for the desecration of the sanctuary; it was only following orders given by the Gestapo at Dun Laoghaire - Rathdown council headquarters to burry the place in rubble and make a Ryanair type landing place for the birds. I just hope the birds remember not to carry much luggage and pay all their taxes and fuel surcharges otherwise they will have to land on water like biplanes or seaplanes I think.
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