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FLOODING ISSUE HIGHLIGHTED BY COUNCILLORS – FAMILIES “MAROONED” IN THEIR HOMES

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21 Nov 2014 Comments Off on FLOODING ISSUE HIGHLIGHTED BY COUNCILLORS – FAMILIES “MAROONED” IN THEIR HOMES
FLOODING ISSUE HIGHLIGHTED BY COUNCILLORS – FAMILIES “MAROONED” IN THEIR HOMES

By Cianna McNally and Veronica Corr The flooding experienced throughout the county, as a result of last Thursday’s torrential rainfall was the subject of two motions of urgent business at Monday’s meetings of the Ballybay/Clones and Monaghan Municipal Districts. A motion calling on Monaghan Co Council to immediately seek special funding to allow for priority works to be carried out on the R190 Ballybay to Cootehill (Dundalk – Cavan) road to alleviate what Councillor Seamus Coyle described as regular flooding resulting in road  closures at Corrybrennan, Cumry, Keenoughbane and Lisnalong, received the full support of councillors at Monday’s meeting ...

COMPELLING EVIDENCE

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11 Nov 2011 One Comment

The commissioning by Monaghan Co Council of a helicopter to take aerial photographs of the severe flooding which afflicted the county a number of weeks ago may have generated some passing concern at Monday’s meeting of the authority as to the cost value of the exercise (see story, page one), but the evidence produced and circulated at the meeting conveyed much more graphically than words the gravity of the plight which some of our communities were plunged into by this severe weather event. The visual evidence also contextualised the ...

HOMES AND BUSINESSES DAMAGED BY FLOODS

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28 Oct 2011 Comments Off on HOMES AND BUSINESSES DAMAGED BY FLOODS
HOMES AND BUSINESSES DAMAGED BY FLOODS

Homeowners and business people are still counting the cost of the damage caused by Monday’s sustained rainfall which brought severe flooding to Monaghan town and other parts of the county.  Henry Skeath, who operates an official rainfall station at Knockroe, Monaghan on behalf of the Met Office in Dublin told The Northern Standard that Monday was the wettest day since he began keeping records in September 1979.  The monthly average rainfall for October is 103mms. On Saturday there was a rainfall of 17.3 mms, on Sunday 21.2mms while Monday saw a ...

Major funding allocation will help alleviate Monaghan Town flooding nightmare

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22 Jul 2010 Comments Off on Major funding allocation will help alleviate Monaghan Town flooding nightmare
Major funding allocation will help alleviate Monaghan Town flooding nightmare

A €3.91 million funding allocation approved by the Minister for the Environment John Gormley this week was described at Monday night’s meeting of Monaghan Town Council as having the potential to considerably alleviate the serious flooding problems which intermittently strike the centre of the county capital. The Minister announced on Friday last that he had given approval to Monaghan Co Council to invite tenders for work on the Monaghan Town Sewerage Scheme which would involve the construction of a wastewater pumping station, the provision of an odour control plant at the ...