Dáil Éireann - Volume 653 - 24 April, 2008

Written Answers. - Flood Relief.

Deputy Emmet Stagg asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance, further to Parliamentary Question No. 51 of 13 March 2008, the outcome of the meeting. [15791/08]

  Deputy Noel Ahern:Following discussion of the flooding problem at Johnstown, Co. Kildare at the meeting in question, the Office of Public Works advised Kildare County Council, that it is willing in principle to provide it with funds to relieve the problem if remedial measures that can be justified on social, environmental and economic grounds can be undertaken at reasonable cost. Kildare County Council is now commencing the process of engaging a consulting engineer, to examine the problem in detail and to prepare a report identifying potential solutions. The Office of Public Works will fund the preparation of the report.