Ken Leahy

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A view of the river Lee in Cork. The €6m project includes plans by the OPW to provide flood defences  as part of its €140 million Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme. Photograph: iStock

A €6 million plan to redevelop part of Cork city which includes controversial flood protection proposals has been approved by councillors. Cork City (...)

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(...)

A woman makes her way through flood waters in Cork city on February 4th, 2014. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The €140 million Office of Public Works (OPW) plan to protect Cork city from flooding is likely to take five years to complete. However, almost half (...)

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(...)

Artists impression of the proposed Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy.

Indaver’s proposal to set the floor level of its €160 million incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour at five metres above sea level will provide a(...)

Analysis shows relatively small rises in tide levels can have huge effect on extent of flooding in Cork city centre. Photograph:  Ger McCarthy

A tidal barrier across Cork Harbour has been ruled out by experts drawing up a plan to prevent a repeat of last week’s flooding in Cork city centre.Ac(...)