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Liffey flood defences for Dublin docklands to cost €20 million

New flood defences are required along both the north and south quays

17th January, 2016
The river liffey burst it's banks in 2014 Picture:Rollingnews

Dublin City Council faces a bill of more than €20 million to stop the Liffey breaking its banks in the city’s docklands.

Massive new development planned by Nama and others in the area means that new flood defences are required along both the north and south quays, it is understood.

The local authority estimates that it will need to spend €15 million to €20 million along the North Quays alone over the next...

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