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Mick Ryan: lived on Popes Quay in Cork city centre with his wife, Naoise, and two young children

The family of Irish engineer Michael Ryan, who died in the Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, had been planning to go to Rome next week to celebrate (...)

Cork City Council  voted by 22-6 to approve the public realm project for Morrison’s Island off the South Mall in Cork city centre. File photograph: Google Street View

A new € 6 million plan to redevelop a historic part of Cork city centre into a public amenity while at the same time removing 80 per cent of the flood(...)

Detail of some of the planned interventions at Morrison’s Island in Cork. The location is a critical part of any flood protection scheme for the city. Illustration: Morrison’s Island Public Realm Project

A new € 6 million plan to develop the public realm at Morrison’s Island in Cork city centre will not only provide protection against city centre flood(...)

Campaigners against the proposed €140 million OPW flood protection scheme for Cork city say they will lobby politicians to look at alternatives after (...)

Dutch flood expert Erik Kraaij (left) with Sean Antoin O Muiri of the Save Cork City group: Kraaij addressed a public meeting in Cork at the weekend

The €140 million flood protection plan for Cork may save the city from flooding but Corkonians need to decide whether the plan should also consider is(...)

A woman makes her way  through flood waters in Cork city on  February 4th, 2014. Flooding  had hit a large part of the country for a second day. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Business leaders in Cork have welcomed the OPW’s publication of its report on public consultation on a €140 million flood relief scheme for the city d(...)

The flooding of November 2009 left the Grand Parade in Cork city submerged. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The Office of Public Works has defended its estimate that building a tidal barrier for Cork city would cost at least €450 million. This follows claims(...)

File photograph of Cork city, view towards docks and port across river Lee. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group campaigning to maintain access to the River Lee have unveiled plans for a €135 million tidal barrier which they say will remove the need for b(...)

A woman walks through flood water in Cork city in 2014. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The OPW has moved to reassure the people of Cork that access to the River Lee will not be lost as a result of a €140 million flood relief scheme amid (...)

File photograph of Cork city, View towards docks and port across river Lee . Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Campaigners concerned at the impact that a €140 million flood relief scheme could have on Cork city have called on the Office of Public Works (OPW) t(...)

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