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A candle-light vigil is to be held in Kilkenny at the weekend to remember the victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.
A local politician has put a proposal to the Fine Gael parliamentary party seeking to bring forward emergency legislation to advance flood works in Claregalway, Caherlea, Carnmore and Oranmore.
Maoin Cheoil na Gaillimhe, the St Mary’s College Music Resource Centre will host a concert in aid of the GOAL Pakistan Flood Appeal on Tuesday November 16 at 8pm.
Extensive road works will be carried out at Birchall, Oughterard, on a section of road adjacent to Lough Corrib which experienced severe flooding last year.
News that it will be at least five years before any major investment is made in flood defence measures in the Athlone area was met with dismay by Athlone town councillors this week.
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.
Heavy rainfall earlier this week sparked fears of a repeat of the problems associated with last winter’s serious flooding, resulting in renewed calls for the council to take immediate steps to ensure homes are secured and the public prepared for whatever the coming winter brings.
Co Galway will not have to endure the flooding it suffered last winter if the recommendations for flood prevention in a new report are followed, funded, and implemented.
Minister for Housing and Local Services, Michael Finneran recently launched the Big Bag Flood Defence System, for newly founded Irish Company - Global Flood Solutions.
Flood works funding has just been announced for a number of Mayo areas. Funding of €45,000 has been allocated for Dookinelly, Achill Island, for the provision of an outlet open to the sea and for roadside drainage. Other grants approved include €31,500 for works at Derryguillinan, Cloghans, and €52,200 for works on Owenwee River, comprising €27,900 for the drainage of the river, the river weir, and for the provision of fencing, and €24,300 for the repair of a culvert, for road strengthening works, and for fencing.