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The €1.5 million flood relief scheme for Portumna received a boost this week after funding was secured that will allow the scheme to advance towards design and construction.
Construction on flood defences for Crossmolina must begin next summer, a Fine Gael Senator has said.
Minister of State for the Office of Public Works, Kevin "Boxer" Moran, has defended local authority and OPW response times to flooding in the Dáil this week.
The Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, had announced that all children younger than 12 will be admitted for free to all heritage sites managed by the OPW Heritage Service.
Dredging the River Shannon may have provided “some relief” but would not have prevented the flooding event Athlone experienced at the end of last year, according to John Martyn, head of the Office of Public Works Flood Risk Assessment and Management Section.
Galway County Council is still awaiting a response from the Office of Public Works regarding an application for funding for proposed works in South Galway to try to alleviate the area’s flooding issues.
Fine Gael Mayo senator, Paddy Burke, has asked the Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW), to prioritise work on Castlebar’s three lakes to make them more accessible. “Castlebar’s three lakes, Lough Lannagh, Bilberry, and Islandeady are joined together by two small canals which are badly in need of clearing and widening. Such works would be of major benefit to Castlebar tourism and help the fishing and leisure industries for whom ease of access to these lakes is hugely important," said Sen Burke this week.
Luan Gallery has been selected to host Construct, a touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the Office of Public Works (OPW) and the Department of Finance and Personnel Northern Ireland (DFP).