Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Ceisteanna (128)

Eugene Murphy

Ceist:

128. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the number of flood defence projects delayed due to planning issues. [12347/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

There are two flood relief projects currently awaiting planning consent:

Springfield, County Clare - a Part 8 planning application was withdrawn by Clare County Council in order to more fully assess certain environmental matters. A further application will be made shortly.

Lower Morell project in County Kildare is the subject of a Judicial Review following approval by An Bord Pleanála.