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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(...)

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

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

The Office of Public Works has defended its €140 million flood relief scheme for Cork city amid criticism from local campaigners. Some local campaig(...)