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#flood defences

# flood-defences - Monday 14 May, 2018

Cork City Council gives green light to €6m regeneration and flood defence plan

There has been staunch opposition to the proposals.

# flood-defences - Saturday 13 January, 2018

'My house has flooded twice in my lifetime': Bray residents concerned about development on floodplain

A Bray community group said the development of a town centre is planned on a natural floodplain that protects their homes.

# flood-defences - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

# flood-defences - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

# flood-defences - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones

There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.

# flood-defences - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Flood defences put in place for high tide alerts tomorrow

The tide levels are expected to be “extremely high” tomorrow, leading to Dublin City Council closing flood gates and placing sandbags in some areas.