Tue, 20 Oct, 2020
Sun, 24 May, 2020
The disdain directed at experts during the Brexit campaign — and in today’s “divorce” negotiations — might have prepared Britain’s civil service for the resignation of the permanent secretary at the British Home Office, Philip Rutnam, following an unprecedented row with his political boss, the polarising Priti Patel.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2020
As they battle rising floodwater, residents in Clonlara, Co Clare are frustrated a proposed flood defence in the area has so far been set back by 15 months after an environmentalist and planning activist lodged an objection to its construction.
Tue, 25 Feb, 2020
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Talks are being finalised between Cork County Council and their insurers which will provide liability cover for the local authority in the event it fails to erect flood barriers in Mallow and homes and businesses are damaged as a result.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Cork County Council's economic development department has been asked to draw up plans to attract small and medium-sized businesses to Bandon amid fears major sewerage and flood projects underway in the town are driving them out.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighbouring north-eastern India battling to provide relief to more than four million people in the state of Assam.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
A new study has found that in areas badly affected by flooding, commuters can face extra costs amounting to almost 39% of their daily earnings during the period of disruption, with those on lower incomes suffer proportionately greater losses.
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019
An €8m flood prevention plan for a Cork satellite town has been delayed because a review is being undertaken of an environmental impact assessment (EIA) and it also awaits sanction from the minister for public expenditure and reform.
Tue, 01 Jan, 2019