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Canney, Seán

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Garda Station Closures

The OPW's Disposal Policy with regard to non-operational (vacant) State property including the former Garda station at Keshcarrigan, Co. Leitrim is to:

  1. Identify if the prope...More Button

National Monuments

The Office of Public Works is not in a position to state conclusively how the damage to the Donaghmore structure was caused as it was not present at the time and did not directly witness any act so...More Button

Flood Prevention Measures

I am advised by the Commissioners of Public Works that no application under the Office of Public Works' (OPW) Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme has been received from Doneg...More Button

An application is under consideration for this area under the Minor Works and Coastal Protection Scheme but this relates to an application for a Coastal erosion risk management study.More Button

The Shannon Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management, CFRAM, study flood maps for Clonlara were developed in 2013-14. The flood maps were developed, making use of the information available a...More Button

The OPW accordingly commissioned its consultants to undertake a review in the Autumn 2016. The outcome of this review has been a slight increase in the design flood levels in the lower Shannon i...More Button

A potentially viable option for flood risk management has been found, based principally on flood defences, with some pumping required to remove rainwater falling behind the defences during times ...More Button

The revised maps and the proposed option for managing the flood risk in Clonlara as described above were presented to the public for consultation at a local Public Consultation Day held on Thursd...More Button

The responses and feedback from the consultation will now be reviewed by the OPW and its consultants, and a proposed measure will be set out in the final flood risk management plans. Once the pl...More Button

The current position regarding the CFRAM Programme is that the flood risk management plans are now being finalised and this process is near completion. A prioritised list of feasible measures, b...More Button

The Interdepartmental Flood Policy Co-ordination Group is considering the potential costs and benefits associated with the introduction of an individual property protection scheme. The Group is bei...More Button

In respect of the Kilkenny pilot, the OPW is funding the costs of a research and feasibility study into the potential provision of individual property protection, which is due to conclude and mak...More Button

In Crossmolina, consultants have undertaken surveys of individual properties and Mayo County Council has procured a contractor who is currently installing the defences at the relevant properties. More Button

The Co-ordination Group’s work, when completed, will be submitted to Government for consideration in the context of the proposals for the introduction by Government of any feasible assistance to ...More Button

Garda Stations

The OPW continues to progress the legal matters relating to the acquisition of the site for the new station as a matter of high priority. This phase of the project is nearing completion.More Button

Office of Public Works Properties

I am advised by the Commissioners of Public Works that the information sought by the Deputy is currently being collated. A detailed response will issue directly to the Deputy as soon as it is avai...More Button

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Departmental Properties

I am advised by the Commissioners of Public Works that the information sought by the Deputy is currently being collated. A detailed response will issue directly to the Deputy as soon as it is avai...More Button