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Moran launches next phase of flood defence scheme

Athlone’s Flood Alleviation Scheme was given a funding boost this week, as Minister for the Office of Public Works Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran announced a further €4m investment by the Government.

Flooding, a more regular feature these days?

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Insider feels the pain of all those who have been affected by the recent flooding events in Galway city. Nor should we forget farmers in the county, who are still feeling the effects of the incessant rainfall.

Moran travels to Scotland for flood briefings

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran visited Scotland last week and took in a range of briefings concerning flood risk management, the protection of historic sites and the encouragement of young people into developing a love for heritage.

Major funding announced for flood defence measures

The Government has allocated €260 million to provide flood defence measures for almost 8,000 homes nationwide.

Minister’s failure to give assurances on flood relief raises fears in Mayo communities — Calleary

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Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Dara Calleary, has expressed his frustration with the lack of planning by the Government to deal with potential flooding in Mayo and other high risk areas this autumn and winter.

River Al channel clearing kicks off Athlone flood relief works

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Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has announced that his Department has begun maintenance work on the River Al this week.

More recognition for farming losses in flood protection scheme

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, Kevin “Boxer” Moran, has announced that farm losses will now be included in the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection funding scheme.

Flood fears remain across the county

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This time last year large swathes of the county were under water with flooding in the south Mayo area particularly bad, the issue once again raised its head at the December meeting of Mayo County Council this week. The elected members were given a presentation by senior executive engineer Dave Mellett in regard to how the council should make a submission to the OPW on the Draft Flood Risk Management Plan for the Moy and Kilalla Bay and Erriff, Clew Bay, Blacksod, Broadhaven.

Moran urges local authorities to avail of funding to tackle flash flooding

Independent Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, is encouraging local authorities to avail of a minor flood relief works programme for schemes costing up to €500,000.

Flood repair fund for Athlone down by €250k - but no change to programme

Questions were raised at Monday’s Westmeath County Council meeting about funding for repairs to flood-damaged roads, after it emerged that the figure budgeted for the Athlone area has been cut by €250,000.

 

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