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Flooding of pathways at Cork’s Atlantic Pond. Photograph: Barry Roche

The Office of Public Works has defended its decision not to include a tidal barrier as part of its flood protection scheme for Cork amid criticism by (...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Cork Opera House: Retired professor of civil engineering at UCC Prof Philip O’Kane has argued for more creative solutions than building quay walls to prevent flooding in the city.

Opponents of the €140 million Office of Public Works (OPW) flood relief scheme for Cork are mistaken in their belief that a Cork Harbour tidal barrier(...)