Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme

The Government has announced a Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme. This is a voluntary targeted once-off humanitarian scheme for homeowners whose main/family home:

  1. had flood water enter and damage  the home during the major floods from 4 December 2015 to 13 January 2016 such that it was uninhabitable - these dates may be extended in turlough areas
  2. is at significant risk of similar damage from flooding again;
  3. cannot be protected by other possible flood protection or mitigation measures;
  4. cannot obtain flood insurance for the home.
18 April 17

 

The OPW invites applications for appointment to the position of Stonemason in the OPW's National Monuments Service (various locations nationwide).

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of Stonemason in the National Monuments Service (various locations nationwide) of the Office of Public Works (OPW)


25 May 17

 

OPW 185 at Rathfarnham Castle (Video)

To mark 185 years since an Act of Parliament in Westminster established the Office of Public Works [OPW], a number of projects have been instigated by the OPW185 Project Team.

11 May 17

 

Open Competition for the position of General Operative in Building Maintenance Services

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications for appointment to the position of General Operative Band 3 (Dublin) in the OPW’s Building Maintenance Services based at a number of locations in the Greater Dublin Area.


11 May 17

 

Open Competition for positions at the grade of Craft Gardener

The Office of Public Works (OPW) invites applications to fill positions in the grade of Craft Gardener in the OPW’s Heritage Services

(a) Craft Gardener at Garinish Island, Co. Cork (one permanent position)

(b) Craft Gardener at Fota Arboretum & Gardens, Co. Cork (one fixed term position for four months)


28 April 17

 

OPW Art Management Videos

Check out latest videos from recent exhibitions and events.


19 January 17

 

Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group

Last Winter the Government took decisive action to support the existing plans in place to address flooding on the Shannon and established the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group to enhance on-going co-operation across all of the State agencies involved with the River Shannon, including ESB, Waterways Ireland, Bord na Móna, Inland Fisheries Ireland, the National Parks and Wildlife Service, OPW and the relevant local authorities.

1 December 16

 

Interdepartmental Flood Policy Co-ordination Group

The Interdepartmental Flood Policy Co-ordination Group is chaired by the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Seán Canney TD. The purpose of the Group is to have regard to the extent of non-structural solutions that will inform the ten-year implementation strategy of the Flood Risk Management Plans and to ensure that policies that can benefit communities and individuals directly, including those outside of the areas of significant risk covered by the Plans - to be prepared and respond to or live with flood risk - are carefully considered.

1 December 16

 

OPW 1916 Videos

A selection of videos commissioned by the OPW to commemorate the Centenerary of 1916 can be found here.

1 February 17

 

Draft Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs)

The Office of Public Works (OPW), as lead agency for flood risk management in Ireland, is producing Flood Risk Management Plans (FRMPs) under the Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Programme, in line with National Flood Policy and the requirements of the EU 'Floods' Directive.

15 September 16

 

OPW Response to Press Queries on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme

OPW Response to Press Queries on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme

2 February 17