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Residents of a Moyside neighbourhood in Ballina are weighed down with worry as they start what has become for them a dreaded countdown to Christmas.
Galway City Council will soon be applying to the Office of Public Works (OPW) for funding to provide a modern flood barrier system which will be put in place, when necessary, in attempt to prevent severe flooding in the Toft Park and Lower Salthill areas.
Areas of Galway city could once again be under water as there is a risk of further flooding during exceptionally high tides from today until Tuesday.
Council officials moved yesterday, January 9, to reassure residents in flood-prone areas of Athlone that levels in the Shannon are not now expected to rise to levels which may threaten homes.
Ryan Hanley, in association with McCarthy Keville O’Sullivan, has been appointed by the Office of Public Works to carry out an environmental impact assessment of the proposed River Deel (Crossmolina) Flood Relief Scheme. A public consultation will be held at Crossmolina Town Hall today (Friday), September 14, from 4pm to 8pm at which members of the public are invited to give their comments.
Longford/Westmeath Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy has called for a new protocol to be agreed between the agencies responsible for alerting the public to potential flooding along the Shannon.
A number of families in Galway affected by the devastating floods of November 2009 will soon be given a life-line grant, estimated to be worth around €200,000, to buy new homes.
Households in Athlone can expect practical information on flooding and safety through their letter box soon.
Trocaire has asked the people of Mayo to help deliver food and water to more than 10 million people suffering the effects of drought in east Africa. The organisation has launched an emergency appeal to tackle a drought crisis in Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia.
Flood prevention works are due to be completed at Iona Villas within the coming month, while several areas which have not been approved for flood relief funding will be discussed at a special meeting on Monday.