Tuesday September 22, 2020

Government pledges €430 million for flood relief over five years

Aid comes as Storm Frank wreaks havoc across country

30th December, 2015
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Thomastown in County Kilkenny after the River Nore overflowed following Storm Frank Pic: Rollingnews.ie

The government has promised to spend €430 million on flood relief measures in the next five years as Storm Frank wreaks havoc in many parts of the country.

ESB crews have been working to restore power to over 13,000 homes affected after damage caused to the network by gusts of over 120 kilometres an hour.

Parts of Cork, Kerry, Wexford, Clare and Kilkenny have all been hit by severe flooding and the warning from Met Eireann's Gerald...

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