Members of the Lismore Tidy Towns Committee photographed in front of the ice houses which they plan to restore in the heritage town. Included are Pat Fleming, Michael McBride, Willie Henry, Mary OÕBrien, Sean Daly, Liam Ahern, Mary McBride, George Hennessy, Joan Ahern and Joan Bolger.

Volunteers and Waterford City and Council Council staff in Lismore, are teaming up to restore two early 19th Century ice houses which played a critical role in the salmon trade on the Blackwater and continued in use up to World War II.

Coverage in this week’s print edition