Funding for Kilmallock flood prevention scheme

Limerick Fine Gael TD and Minister of State Patrick O'Donovan

MINISTER of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan, has announced the approval of Limerick County Council’s application for additional funding under his office’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme.

Under the scheme, the OPW has approved funding of €34,962 for the proposed works, in addition to €45,720 already approved, bringing the total funding to €80,682. Funding will cover finishing the original works of replacing existing concrete pipe culverts with box culverts of a significantly larger cross sectional area, two parapet walls and associated works, and constructing 50m of a linear drainage channel at Bresheen South, Kilmallock, County Limerick.