Fianna Fáil is calling for a new approach to managing future flooding

Fianna Fáil is calling for a new approach to managing future flooding

Fianna Fáil wants a new approach to managing the river Shannon in order to prevent future flooding.

They want a statutory body with binding powers to bring together councils and the ESB to make decisions.

TD for Longford-Westmeath Robert Troy has said something has to be done: “I think when you look at the sheer devastation and the havoc that has been caused to people’s lives over the last number of weeks,

“It is quite obvious that something quite urgently needs to be done to make sure that this never happens again.”


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