Friday February 28, 2020

SBP editorial: Flood relief projects are worthy priority for the government

7th January, 2018
Minister “Boxer” Moran to update on progress with the whole of Government response to Flood Risk Management Pic: RollingNews.ie

The flooding caused by Storm Eleanor is yet another reminder of the serious threat posed by climate change.

And this month, the government has a big decision to make on how much money it can spend on protecting homes and businesses from the type of devastating flooding which Galway city experienced last week.

It has become an ever more pressing problem, with homes and roads in the Inishowen peninsula in Donegal flooded last August, and...

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