Lough Neagh is the largest lake in Ireland and the largest body of freshwater in Britain and Ireland. It has a surface area of 383km2 and borders five of the six counties in Northern Ireland.
The Lough is currently suffering from a widespread outbreak of Blue/Green Algae. These Algal blooms are harmful to humans, and they have also proved fatal to some wildlife lived in the Lough. There have been reported incidents of fish, birds and dogs dying as a result of contact with the Algae.
This week we hear from Chris Judge from The Lough Neagh Monster Dunkers and NI Water’s Dymphna Gallagher.