146. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be provided for a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 26479/17 asked on 01 Jun 2017 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Seán Canney): I am advised by the Commissioners of Public Works that funding of €107,016 has been approved under the Office of Public Works (OPW) Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme for a project at Incherea, Glenbeigh, Co Kerry. 
The progression of the works is a matter for Kerry County Council. 
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175. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if funding will be made available to address a flooding threat at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 27924/16 asked on 29 Sep 2016 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Seán Canney) (Deputy Seán Canney): It is a matter for Kerry County Council (KCC) in the first instance to investigate and address issues of coastal protection and flooding at the location indicated. If, following assessment, KCC can identify any economically and environmentally viable measures to address the flooding problem at this location it is open to KCC to undertake any required remedial works using its own resou...

138. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if owners of lands flooded in recent storms will have access to moneys they paid into a trust fund (details supplied) to repair the damage caused; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 1593/16 asked on 14 Jan 2016 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine (Deputy Simon Coveney): There is provision in the Trust to pay capital money to carry out necessary work in the case of a sudden or unusual event. It does not envisage paying all the Trust money and a penalty will apply where funds invested in Bonds are redeemed in advance of their maturity date. 
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83. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform further to recent works by Kerry County Council, if he will provide additional funding to assist embankment repair works at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 40608/14 asked on 22 Oct 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Simon Harris): I propose to take Questions Nos. 83 and 84 together.
The Office of Public Works (OPW) allocated substantial funding of €180,000 to Kerry County Council under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works & Coastal Protection Scheme in 2012 for embankment strengthening works at Cromane and Incherea. This funding has now been drawn down by the Council. 
The Government Decision of 11 February, 2014 specifically addresse...

84. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform the applications he has received from the local authority to address flooding problems at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; if he will visit the location and meet the local persons affected; the funding avenues that remain open to the local authority in respect of this location; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 40609/14 asked on 22 Oct 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Simon Harris): I propose to take Questions Nos. 83 and 84 together.
The Office of Public Works (OPW) allocated substantial funding of €180,000 to Kerry County Council under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works & Coastal Protection Scheme in 2012 for embankment strengthening works at Cromane and Incherea. This funding has now been drawn down by the Council. 
The Government Decision of 11 February, 2014 specifically addresse...

87. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will provide additional funding to assist embankment repair works at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34979/14 asked on 18 Sep 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Simon Harris) (Deputy Simon Harris): I propose to take Questions Nos. 87 and 88 together.
The Government Decision of 11 February, 2014 specifically addressed the allocation of funding for the repair of existing public infrastructure damaged by storms in the period of 13th December to 6th January 2014. The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DoECLG) wrote to Kerry County Council indicating tha...

88. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to address flooding problems at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34980/14 asked on 18 Sep 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Simon Harris) (Deputy Simon Harris): I propose to take Questions Nos. 87 and 88 together.
The Government Decision of 11 February, 2014 specifically addressed the allocation of funding for the repair of existing public infrastructure damaged by storms in the period of 13th December to 6th January 2014. The Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government (DoECLG) wrote to Kerry County Council indicating tha...

92. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his plans to address flooding problems at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 34986/14 asked on 18 Sep 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Simon Harris) (Deputy Simon Harris): The Office of Public Works received an application from Kerry County Council for funding under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme for flood alleviation works at this location. This application is currently being assessed having regard to the eligibility criteria for the Scheme which requires the proposed works to be cost beneficial and to the availability ...

305. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department will provide a specific grant to Kerry County Council for repair works to an embankment at a location (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 21095/14 asked on 13 May 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Brian Hayes): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 and 306 together.
As has been indicated in replies to previous questions on this matter, the Office of Public Works (OPW) is not responsible for the maintenance of the embankments at Cromane, Incherea and Glenbeigh. The OPW allocated funding to Kerry County Council of €180,000 under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme in 2012 for works to emba...

306. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if his Department will provide a specific grant to Kerry County Council for repair works to an embankment at a location in County Kerry (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 21096/14 asked on 13 May 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (Deputy Brian Hayes): I propose to take Questions Nos. 305 and 306 together.
As has been indicated in replies to previous questions on this matter, the Office of Public Works (OPW) is not responsible for the maintenance of the embankments at Cromane, Incherea and Glenbeigh. The OPW allocated funding to Kerry County Council of €180,000 under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection Scheme in 2012 for works to emba...