Government to give €70m for flood and storm damage
Published 11/02/2014 | 14:22
The Government is going to give €70m to councils to cover the cost of damage from the storms and floods.
The funding is in addition to €25m humanitarian fund being given to victims of the floods.
The €70m will go mostly to local authorities.
Environment Minister Phil Hogan briefed the Cabinet about the damage caused by the storms over the past six weeks.