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Bandon remedial flood works set to start

CORK County Council CEO Tim Lucey has confirmed that remedial flood relief works in Bandon will commence this week. The works will include the instillation of non-return valves at all entry points from the river and extending the defensive banks along the River Bandon adjacent to the Lidl store in the town.

Delays to Skibbereen Flood Relief Scheme “an absolute disgrace”

INDEPENDENT General Election candidate Cllr Alan Coleman has described a further Government delay to Skibbereen’s flood relief scheme as “shambolic and an absolute disgrace”. The proposed major flood relief scheme is funded by the Office of Public Works (OPW) and the lead agency is Cork County Council. Having completed the tender process Cork County Council sent the details of the recommended tender to the OPW for their approval on July

Bandon flood scheme plans unveiled

DETAILS of Bandon’s proposed flood relief measures aimed at preventing a recurrence of the devastating floods of 2009 were unveiled by Minister of State Brian Hayes yesterday. The proposed €10 million works are expected to begin next year and include a new foot bridge to replace the existing 100-year-old structure, pumping stations, river dredging, new floods walls and embankments.