Councillors warned on flood plain plan ahead of vote

Councillors warned on flood plain plan ahead of vote
Minister 'Boxer' Moran pressing for €1 billion to fund flood defence projects. Pic: RollingNews.ie

Minister of State Kevin 'Boxer' Moran urges Wicklow County Council to learn from the mistakes of the past

Minister of State Kevin 'Boxer' Moran has warned a council about its plans to build houses on a flood plain.

Around 1,000 homes are planned for the old Bray Golf Club lands in Bray town centre in Wicklow, along with retail and car parking. It is a prime 24-acre development site overlooking the sea.

However, around 8.6 acres of the site is a flood plain which has been flooded twice in the past three years by...

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