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Government plans to deal with flooding are ‘‘too little, too late’’, according to a leading Irish climatologist, who said more frequent flooding is likely in Ireland.

16th August, 2008

Government plans to deal with flooding are ‘‘too little, too late’’, according to a leading Irish climatologist, who said more frequent flooding is likely in Ireland.

His comments were made as fresh flooding hit parts of the country yesterday including Laois, Tipperary, Offaly and Kilkenny.

Professor John Sweeney, a NUI Maynooth professor who represents Ireland on the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said that major roads such as the M50...

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