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Cork’s €140m flood scheme will be largest ever in Ireland

City has suffered from flooding four times over the past six years

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
11th December, 2016
Minister of state at the Office of Public Works Sean Canney Pic: RollingNews.ie

Around 2,000 properties in Cork city are set to get flood defences under the largest ever scheme in the country.

The city has suffered from flooding four times over the past six years, including an incident in 2009 resulting in damages of €100 million.

The Cork city flood relief scheme, which is due to go on public display tomorrow, will cost €140 million in total to construct.

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