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A public consultation day in respect of the proposed Ballina Flood Relief Scheme will be held later this month, according to information attained by Deputy Dara Calleary TD.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Alan Dillon has written to the Minister for the OPW, Patrick O’Donovan TD, to express concerns surrounding the delay of the Crossmolina Flood Relief Scheme and requesting the project timeline be expedited, in view of ongoing flood threats to residents and businesses in the town.
The benefits of the DamEasy flood barrier for houses and businesses in Galway’s flood zones, have been highlighted following last week’s flirtation with Storm Lorenzo.
Construction on flood defences for Crossmolina must begin next summer, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Construction progress with regard to the Athlone Flood Alleviation Scheme is to continue apace following approval of the planning process for works at Deerpark, on the town’s west side.
Minister of State and Longford/Westmeath TD, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran took time out of his busy schedule this week to view ongoing works aimed to alleviate flooding at the bridge between Ballymore and Glencara at Clonboy, the scene of some serious flooding in recent years.
Funding of €9.5 million is to be provided to Galway for protection works against flooding, as well as for works on the city’s waterways. The funding has been allocated by Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.
Galway East TD Seán Canney has this week received confirmation from Minister of State for OPW and Flood Relief Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran that OPW will consider favourably any application from Galway County Council for funding to provide flood gates for properties in Kinvara village under the minor works scheme.
A city councillor is demanding a “full review” be carried out into Galway’s flood defences, following the severe flooding caused by Storm Eleanor this week.