298. Deputy Eoin Ó Broin asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will meet with a cross-party delegation from the Inishowen Municipal District of Donegal County Council to discuss Government funding for the rebuilding of Swan Park, Buncrana, County Donegal destroyed by the August 2017 floods along with the Minister for Rural and Community Development and the Minister of State for Gaeilge, Gaeltacht and the islands. (Question 13291/18 asked on 22 Mar 2018 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government (Deputy Eoghan Murphy): On Tuesday 22 August 2017 an extreme pluvial rainfall event occurred in Donegal which caused extensive damage and disruption, particularly to the community in the Inishowen Peninsula area. The response to the brief period of flooding was led by Donegal County Council and supported by a range of agencies. Although the flooding event ended quickly, considerable efforts were undertaken, again led by Donegal County Council...