Enda Kenny calls on ministers for more plans to fight flooding crisis

Taoiseach asks for more proposals as new weather warning issued

1st January, 2016
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Flooding in Athlone Pic: RTE.ie

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has asked ministers to come up with more plans to battle flooding when the cabinet meets next week.

Kenny met with ministers and members of the National Emergency Coordination Group earlier today at Government Buildings for an update on the situation.

Speaking as Met Éireann issued a new 24-hour rain warning, Kenny said: "I have directed that the appropriate government departments bring memos to next Tuesday's Cabinet meeting outlining actions taken to...

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