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Hayes, Brian

Thursday, 23 May 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.

Flood Relief Schemes Funding

The Office of Public Works addresses flood risk under the following main programmes:

1.Major Capital Works Programme

2.Minor Works and Coastal Protection Scheme

3.Nationa...More Button

Kenmare has been designated as an Area for Further Assessment (AFA) under the South West Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (SWCFRAM) study, currently underway. This is an in-depth exa...More Button

The problem of flooding in Kenmare generally, including Scarteen Park, is being assessed to a high level to identify the risks. Draft flood maps will be available in early 2014 and these will be...More Button

As stated in replies to previous questions on this matter, the Office of Public Works has no responsibility for the maintenance of the river concerned. However, the OPW and Kerry County Council ...More Button

EU Presidency Expenditure

The cost to date to the Office of Public Works of Ireland's EU Presidency is €9,616,404.21. The expected total cost is €12.2 million.More Button

Flood Prevention Measures

Flood risks within the Shannon basin are being addressed by the River Shannon Catchment Flood Risk Assessment & Management (CFRAM) Study which is a comprehensive assessment being carried out fo...More Button

  Question No. 32 answered with Question No. 18.More Button

The area in question is a limestone area with a high water table and therefore wet land is characteristic of the area. The Office of Public Works carries out maintenance works on the channel at th...More Button

EU Directives

The Office of Public Works is not aware of any EU Directives signed into Irish law which alter responsibility for coastal protection.More Button