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Flood Minister Boxer Moran to visit Leitrim tomorrow

carrick-on-shannon-marina-2017The Minister with responsibility for the OPW will discuss flood protection and prevention measures with council officials and local representatives in Leitrim tomorrow. The proposals for the county include a flood defence wall along the banks of the River Shannon as well as new embankments in Carrick on Shannon and Leitrim village. Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran […]

Boxer demands more flood funding in forthcoming Budget

Flooding-and-rainbow-around-Ballinsloe-from-Irish-Defence-Forces-FlickrThe government is going to have to come up with more funds for defences against flooding in this year’s Budget. That’s according to Athlone TD and OPW Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran. The Junior Minister says that while €430 million has already been earmarked for flood defences around the country, he feels there is also a […]

OPW Minister wants major infrastructure assessed for flood protection

flood-2017Minister with responsibility for the OPW Kevin Boxer Moran says major infrastructure across the country needs to be assessed to help prevent and protect homes and land from flooding. The comments follow heavy rainfall and storms on Tuesday night which caused millions of euro in damage to roads and properties in Donegal, Derry and Tyrone. […]

Only four flood-hit people in Roscommon want to relocate

athlone-flooding-dec-2015-2017Four people in Roscommon, five in Westmeath, and one in Offaly, have submitted expressions of interest into the once-off Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme. A total of 35 submissions have been received from around the country for the scheme, which deals with homeowners whose primary residence flooded in the winter of 2015-16. If approved, the scheme […]

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