Local Media Reports for the week ending 23 January by Tim Ryan


Carlow / Kilkenny

Aylward calls for effective flood measures



Martin praises communities for their response to flooding crisis

McGrath introduces new Bill for fairness in property insurance

Government committed to providing access to GP services

Main roads should not have to be closed during heavy rain - McLellan

McLellan spells out realities of health system



Donegal in danger of being left behind in flood alleviation measures - Pringle

Action sought on two Donegal bridges



O’Cúiv queries whether water level in Corrib too high

1,000 Galway and Mayo people opt for JobPath scheme



Flooding to cost Kerry County Council €4m - Fleming

Birds and wild life more important than people - Ferris

Moloney warns of dangers of unfenced road at Ballydowney


Kildare North / South

Murphy highlights problems from Liffey flooding


Laois / Offaly

Stanley highlights extent of flooding in Co Laois

Whelan calls on Director General of EPA to stand aside

Cowen regrets Dáil not called during flooding crisis

‘Danger!   Water ahead!”

Climate change to cause frequent flooding



O’Dea introduces legislation to outlaw pension levies

USC to raise €4bn in 2016 - Noonan



Taoiseach outlines response to flooding crisis



Deputies quiz Jobs Minister on closure of  C & C Plant



Those who oppose water charges accused of fairytale economics – Cullinane



Troy introduces Shannon River Agency legislation

Need for guidelines to call in the army

Troy seeks timeline for wind energy guidelines