City Hall ‘trying to distort true position’, says solicitor for Save Cork City

A solicitor for campaigners behind the successful legal challenge of the first major flood defence scheme in Cork has accused City Hall of trying to “distort the true position” about why its planning was quashed.

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OPW confident court ruling will not affect Cork flood defence project

The Office of Public Works (OPW) says it’s confident its €140m Cork flood defence project — the largest in the history of the state — will not be affected by a European Court ruling that has stalled delivery of the first phase.

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Key element of Cork flood defences delayed after EU court ruling

A key element of the largest flood defence scheme in the history of the state has been delayed by up to six months following a European Court ruling on the potential impact of such works on protected habitats.

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False barriers are used to block best flood plan

The proposed OPW flood relief project for Cork City is the culmination of 11 years of detailed scientific and engineering study carried out by experts, writes Valerie O’Sullivan.

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