05 Jul 2022

Flooding causing havoc at in Laois 'man's' property

Signs also called for in Slieve Bloom village

laois laois laois

Local authority put on notice about problems faced

Flooding is running directly into the yard of a man's property owner in Castlecuffe causing 'havoc' in the process, a county councillor has charged.

 Cllr Seamus McDonald  tabled a motion  at the Borris-in-Ossory Mountmellick Municipal District meeting  where he called on  Laois County  Council to address the problems.

“The water is coming straight down the road directly into his yard and is causing havoc. The sooner we solve this the better,” he said. 

Mr Edmond Kenny, District Engineer replied that the council would arrange to meet Cllr McDonald at the site and will undertake a level survey to identify a solution to the issue.

Mr Kenny also committed to meeting the Fianna Fáil councillor in Rosenallis to review another shortcoming.

Cllr McDonald tabled a motion at the same meeting calling on the local authority to erect new road signs at Rosenallis village.

Cllr McDonald thanked the engineer for the replies.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.