Cork Flood Plan

Cork’s business community is largely critical what it argues is the late entry to the debate of the Save Our City campaigners, writes Eoin English.

Save Cork City hold a human chain protest on Sullivan's Quay in February 2016. Picture Dan Linehan

Cork flood defence plans: ‘People were given few options — it’s walls, walls, or walls’

We do not want to build more walls, says the Save Cork City campaign group, which argues that reducing the level of flooding should be the first priority, writes Eoin English.

Critics of Cork flood plans urged to work with OPW

Critics of Cork’s €140m flood defence plan, the largest in the history of the State, have been urged to work with the Office of Public Works (OPW) to secure changes and allow the scheme advance.

Mike Cronin, Cronin's Menswear on Oliver Plunkett St, examines plans at the meeting in City Hall. Picture: Jim Coughlan

Wading through opposing sides of the Cork flood defence plans

The OPW and a voluntary campaign group are at odds over how to combat flooding in Cork. Eoin English examines what may be coming on stream.

OPW defends Cork flood prevention plan amid protests

The Office of Public Works is defending its flood relief plans for Cork city as the only viable way to protect against flooding.