1493. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government if he will respond to the application for funding made by the Limerick City and County Council on 18 February 2014 in respect of severe flood damage on 1 February 2014; if funding will be granted; if so, when will it be issued; and when work is expected to start on the flood defences for Limerick City; if he will confirm that moneys granted will not be taken from moneys already granted or pledged to the regeneration project in the city; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 33194/14 asked on 17 Sep 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Alan Kelly): There were two distinct phases of severe weather which affected the country last winter, from 13 December 2013 to 6 January 2014 and from 27 January to 17 February 2014. My Department had an initial role in coordinating and collating details and costs of damage in the immediate aftermath of the severe weather, based on returns and estimates provided by local authorities.
On foot of a report provided by my Departmen...

518. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the total funds allocated by his Department for storm and flood damage in the past six months; if he will provide in tabular form on a county basis a breakdown of the funds sought, allocated and paid to local authorities in response to the storm and flood damage which occurred in the past six months; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 19669/14 asked on 30 Apr 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): The Government decided on 11 February that a sum of up to €70 million will be made available for a programme of repair and remediation works for public infrastructure damaged by the severe weather that affected the country between 13 December 2013 and 6 January 2014. €62m of this will be for local authorities in the areas worst affected. The Government further decided that, in respect of funding repair and restorat...

668. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the consideration that has been given to particular areas in County Wicklow that were subject to recent storm damage; if he will provide in tabular form the allocation his Department have provided the county to the local authority or otherwise; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 13183/14 asked on 25 Mar 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): Following consideration of a report from me on the severe weather that affected Ireland in the period from mid-December 2013 to 6 January 2014, the Government decided on 11 February that a sum of up to €70 million will be made available for a programme of repair and remediation works. €62 million of this will be for local authorities in the areas worst affected by severe weather to help affected communities by rest...

254. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the details of all applications by Galway County Council and Galway City Council for funding for remedial and preventative works in the Gaeltacht and on the Islands following the storms of the last two months; the details of the projects that have been approved funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10997/14 asked on 04 Mar 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 254, 255 and 298 together. 
Following consideration of a report from me on the severe weather that affected Ireland in the period from mid-December 2013 to 6 January 2014, the Government decided on 11 February that a sum of up to €70 million will be made available for a programme of repair and remediation works. €62 m of this will be for local authorities in the areas worst affected...

255. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the details of all applications by Galway City Council and Galway County Council for funding for remedial and preventative works following the storms of the last two months; the details of the projects that have been approved funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10998/14 asked on 04 Mar 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 254, 255 and 298 together. 
Following consideration of a report from me on the severe weather that affected Ireland in the period from mid-December 2013 to 6 January 2014, the Government decided on 11 February that a sum of up to €70 million will be made available for a programme of repair and remediation works. €62 m of this will be for local authorities in the areas worst affected...

298. Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government the details of all applications by Galway City Council and Galway County Council to his Department for funding for remedial and preventative work following the storms in the past two months; details of the projects that have been approved funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. (Question 10995/14 asked on 04 Mar 2014 - Flood Relief Schemes Funding)

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government (Deputy Phil Hogan): I propose to take Questions Nos. 254, 255 and 298 together. 
Following consideration of a report from me on the severe weather that affected Ireland in the period from mid-December 2013 to 6 January 2014, the Government decided on 11 February that a sum of up to €70 million will be made available for a programme of repair and remediation works. €62 m of this will be for local authorities in the areas worst affected...