Tuesday 17 January 2017

Floods pour cold water on Kenny’s climate plan

Published 08/12/2015 | 02:30

There are many reasons why those hit by floods question Government commitments to deliver
There are many reasons why those hit by floods question Government commitments to deliver

With 20,000 acres of land under water west of the Shannon, Taoiseach, Mr Kenny, was asked about our flood defences.

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“We are required to set out the areas where action has to be taken remedially to deal with flooding, and there are 300 such locations. Clearly these can be quite complex, given the topography, the geography and the hydrological surveys that are necessary to be carried out,” he explained helpfully.

So once we sort out the “topography”, “geography” and “hydrological surveys”, we’ll be grand.

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