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Hayes, Brian

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Flood Risk Insurance Cover

The Office of Public Works does not have any function or powers in relation to the regulation of the insurance market in Ireland. The discussions that have taken place between the Office of Public...More Button

Agreement on the format of that information has been reached and the OPW has supplied an initial batch of information to Insurance Ireland, including the design standard and extent of benefitting...More Button

The OPW met with Insurance Ireland recently to review the arrangements and timelines for Insurance Ireland's constituent member companies to incorporate that information into their IT platforms a...More Button

The OPW will be providing additional information to Insurance Ireland at regular intervals More Button

The provision of house insurance and the nature of the cover provided remains a commercial matter between each householder and the companies operating in the insurance market in Ireland. More Button

Flood Prevention Measures

It is important to point out at the outset that major flood relief works such as the Clare River flood relief scheme involve complex engineering and construction operations which inevitably involve...More Button

A Public Exhibition of the Clare River scheme was held in late 2012 and stakeholders were afforded an opportunity to send in their observations on the scheme proposals. A number of responses were...More Button

I would point out that very substantial advance works, involving construction of an additional flood eye at Claregalway Bridge and construction of a new bridge at Crusheeny, have already been car...More Button

Recycling Policy

The Garda station site in Ardfert, County Kerry includes a Garda residential property adjacent to the Garda station. While the residence is currently unoccupied any decision to facilitate the bott...More Button

Office of Public Works Properties

The visitor numbers for the Casino were: 2010 – 6,425; 2011 – 12,047; 2012 – 7,444; 2013 – 11,347 (to date).

  There are no plans to refurbish the Casino. The Office of Public Wo...More Button

Flood Relief Schemes Applications

Funding of €40,000 in respect of an application submitted by Kerry County Council under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works & Coastal Protection Scheme to undertake channel works on the Cullavaw R...More Button