Thursday 19 October 2017

Paul Melia: You'll need your sandbags and wellies this winter

Paul Melia

Paul Melia

HANG on to your sandbags and wellies, you're going to need them this winter.

The Office of Public Works (OPW) has a big pot of gold, but nothing to spend it on. Building museums and upgrading public parks is out of the question.

This €480m war chest is earmarked for bricks and mortar for flood defences needed across the country. But a lack of forward planning means there are few to build.

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