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Hayes, Brian

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 765 Nbr. 3

Written Answers - Flood Relief

Following the serious flooding of houses and commercial properties from the River Poddle, which occurred during the major flood event of October, 2011, South Dublin County Council (SDCC) applied fo...More Button

The OPW approved funding of €250,000 to the Council in March this year under the Scheme to undertake a number of measures along the River Poddle. The measures consist of the redesign and reins...More Button

The consideration of flooding matters on the River Poddle on a long-term basis is being addressed through the ongoing Eastern Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Study, which was...More Button

In relation to the difficulties some people may be experiencing in obtaining insurance cover for flood risk, I have had discussions recently with the major insurance companies in the Irish market a...More Button

In addition to the exchange of technical information with the IIF, I am keen that more information is gathered on the extent of the problems being experienced by members of the public in obtaining ...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Expenditure

The Office of Public Works approved funding of €100,000 to Kerry County Council in February, 2012 under the Minor Works Scheme to undertake embankment strengthening works at this location. The...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Functions

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is responsible for the care and operational management of a large number of properties and sites nationwide, including a significant number of heritage sites. These...More Button

In this context of the management of certain properties within the heritage portfolio, there are powers under primary legislation for relevant Ministers to create bye-laws governing, inter alia, as...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Staff

The Office of Public Works has already filled its complement of seasonal general operative positions in the Mayo/Galway area for the 2012 season from existing staffing panels. Consideration will be...More Button