Wed, 16 Dec, 2020
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Tue, 20 Oct, 2020
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called for an independent review of proposed flood relief walls in Cork City claiming they will damage the character of the entire city.
Tue, 01 Aug, 2017
Campaigners opposed to the Office of Public Work’s €140m flood defence plan for Cork have insisted that a tidal barrier can be built for €135m.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Campaigners opposed to Cork’s €140m flood defence plan say a tidal barrier is a viable option after costing a cheaper version at a different location.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Here's your morning bulletin.
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
After heavy rainfall last night, Cork city was preparing for the worst and this morning the banks of the river Lee burst at high tide.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2017
The High Court has awarded costs, minus a 40%, in favour of UCC following a legal action against the ESB that lasted more than 100 days.
Fri, 04 Dec, 2015
The ESB is now facing legal action from over 100 victims of the 2009 Cork flood ahead of the looming deadline for lodging legal claims.
Mon, 02 Nov, 2015
The ESB is to appeal a High Court judgment that found it 60% liable for devastating flood damage to buildings at University College Cork in November 2009.
Sat, 10 Oct, 2015
Wed, 07 Oct, 2015
The High Court ruling regarding the 2009 flood is timely in terms of potential redress claims and anyone who has sustained loss or damage as a result of the incident should take legal advice immediately, writes Joe Noonan
Flood defences may be strengthened using funds from the European Investment Bank, according to Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Improved river defences, facilities for storing floodwater, and changes to the way that Cork’s dams operate are some of the proposals to be examined as part of the city’s €100m flood relief programme.
Sat, 08 Feb, 2014
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
The Government pledged a €10m emergency fund forcommunities worst hit by flooding, but it has accepted it will not be enough to meet people’s needs.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
Two Government funds will help alleviate the costs of damage from flooding in communities and homes, ministers have agreed.
Flood-hit traders in Cork City, who are bracing for more misery tonight, have pleaded with the Government to fast-track the delivery of a multi-million flood defence plan.
FOLLOWING a weekend in which the city she represents was swamped with flood water, Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the devastation — and what happens in the future — would have to be an “absolute priority for the Government”.
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