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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# flood defences

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Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'
Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.
Cork City Council gives green light to €6m regeneration and flood defence plan
There has been staunch opposition to the proposals.
'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.
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.
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.
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 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.