News, Publications and Links

September 2017

Target Maintenance Activity on the Shannon (PDF)

July 2017

Minister Moran welcomes flood works at Portavolla Estate, Banagher Co Offaly 18/7/17

Minister Moran welcomes progress on the Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme 9/7/17

Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran welcomes improvements in OPW Minor Flood Works Scheme 7/7/17

 

June 2017

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran appointed Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief from 3rd June 2017 3/6/17

Canney announces improvements in OPW Minor Flood Works Scheme 2/6/17

 

April 2017

Canney announces arrangements for the Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme 11/4/17

Minister Canney outlines significant progress on maintenance activity by the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group 10/4/17

 

March 2017

Cabinet to consider Voluntary Homeowner Relocation Scheme at its next meeting 21/3/17

Minister Canney outlines actions and the investment being made to mitigate flood risk 8/3/17

 

February 2017

Presentation to Oireachtas members on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme 23/2/17

Minister Canney visits Portrane, County Dublin to see the impact of Coastal Erosion 22/2/17

OPW extends deadline for submissions on Cork City Flood Relief Scheme 15/2/17

Minister Canney welcomes stakeholder co-operation on River Shannon flood relief work 8/2/17

 

January 2017

Minister Canney welcomes confirmation of River Mall (Templemore) Flood Relief Scheme 28/1/17

 

December 2016

Minister Canney outlines the significant level of spending on Flood Relief Works 24/12/16

Minister of State, Seán Canney, T.D., announces major investment in flood relief for Cork - launches Cork City Flood Relief Scheme 12/12/16

Shannon Flood Risk Group takes unprecedented decision for the commencement of planning for strategic maintenance works to be carried out on the River Shannon 9/12/16

 

November 2016

Minster Canney announces €2m for Targeted Voluntary Homeowners Relocation Scheme and significant progress on Ireland’s approach to Flood Risk Management 8/11/16

 

October 2016

Séan Canney, Minister for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief attends the fifth meeting of the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group 18/10/16

Minister Seán Canney addresses the Irish National Flood Forum Conference in Ballinasloe, Co Galway 15/10/16

Minister Canney outlines progress on flood relief works in the Shannon catchment area 6/10/16

 

September 2016

Minister of State, Sean Canney, T.D., welcomes inclusion of flood-related measures in new Housing Bill 30/9/16

DRR-Team Peer review report Irish Flood-Risk Management (PDF)

 

August 2016

Minister Seán Canney encourages Local Authorities to avail of Flood Relief and Minor Flood Mitigation Works & Coastal Protection Scheme 11/8/16

 

July 2016

Minister Seán Canney announces commencement of the statutory consultative process for draft Flood Risk Management Plans 15/7/16

 

June 2016

Minister Canney meets the Interdepartmental Flood Policy Co-ordination Group 3/6/16

 

April 2016

Minister Harris notes report from the C&AG on Flood Risk Management 5/4/16

 

February 2016

Clare McGrath, Chairman of the Office of Public Works, chairs the first meeting of the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group 1/2/16

 

January 2016

Minister Harris welcomes Government Decision to approve the terms of reference for the Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group 26/1/16

Ministers welcome European Investment Bank provision of €200m for investment in flood protection schemes 14/1/16