Thursday, 17 October 2019

Ceisteanna (98)

Pearse Doherty


98. Deputy Pearse Doherty asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if the Office of Public Works has received an application from Donegal County Council for funding under the non-coastal minor works funding programme in 2017; if so, the status of the application; the timeframe in which a decision can be expected; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42837/19]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

Please see in the table the applications received in 2017 from Donegal County Council under OPW Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme for non-coastal locations and the status of each application.

Project location

Project description


Brookfield Bridge, Drumbar

Replace existing culvert

Application not approved, as flood risk in the area in question will be dealt with as part of FRMP proposal for Donegal Town.

Oatfield Terrace,  Letterkenny

Removal of structurally damaged pipes & installation of box culvert 3m x 2.1m.

Funding approved €224,460

Circular Road,Letterkenny

Installation of 98m of 750 diameter pipes


Funding approved €51,773

Murvagh Upper Glebe, Drumchory Glebe, Mullanacross and Ballybulgan

To undertake a review of the existing flood data to identify measures that could be implemented, to mitigate against future flooding of this area

 Funding approved €13,500