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

3 June 17

The Office of Public Works (OPW) today announced that the Government has appointment Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. as Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief succeeding from his predecessor and colleague Séan Canney. T.D.

Deputy Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran is an Irish politician who is Teachta Dála (TD) for the four-seater Longford & Westmeath constituency. He was elected to the Dáil at the 2016 general election as a member of the Independent Alliance.  Previously, he was a member of Westmeath County Council between 1999 and 2016

Minister Moran stated “I am delighted to have been appointed by the Taoiseach as Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief.  This appointment is one that I find very challenging especially in relation to the area of Flood Relief.  I look forward to working with the OPW in ensuring that the Catchment Flood Risk Management Plans are implemented to protect communities from flood risk throughout the country.  My portfolio also extends to estate management and the conservation and protection of our built heritage and I will put a particular focus on the development of our heritage properties which are pivotal in the enhancement of our tourism capacity and for rural development”. 

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