Monday, June 20, 2022

Mayo TD Michael Ring has today welcomed the announcement that additional funding of €126,000 has been approved by the OPW for works in Carrowholly under the Minor Flood Mitigation Works & Coastal Protection Scheme.

The OPW has provided funding under the scheme already for these works. Funding of €358,787 was already approved to Mayo County Council. Works are currently ongoing at the site and following a request from the local authority for additional funding, approval has today been given for €126,000, bringing the total funding for the project to €484,787.

The details of the use for the additional funding is as follows:-

Project Location Details Approved Funding


Addition of embankments to the existing flood defences

Associated works

€126,000    (additional Funding)


“I am pleased that additional funding has now been provided and I hope that these works can be completed as soon as possible for the people of Carrowholly, Westport,” Deputy Ring said.

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