Mixed reaction to Donegal flood relief funding

first_img By News Highland – May 3, 2018 Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Facebook Mixed reaction to Donegal flood relief funding DL Debate – 24/05/21 Twitter Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction There’s been a mixed reaction to today’s flood relief announcement for Donegal.A programme of works worth almost €6 million has been earmarked to protect Lifford from flooding.Three other smaller scale flood relief projects for Donegal have also been included in the programme including Downings, Glenties and Kerrykeel.The major relief programme for Burnfoot is not included in this section but an announcement on a programme of works there is expected to be made separately in the next four weeks.Cllr. Martin Harley believes addressing issues at Lifford first is the best approach:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/hafgfgfrley.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.However, speaking in the Seanad a short time ago, Senator Padraig Mac Lochlainn criticised the Government for not including Burnfoot in today’s announcement.He says the residents of Burnfoot and the wider Donegal community will be expecting confirmation on said works as promised:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/padfloghghgoding1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Google+ Previous articleVoting underway to elect new MP for West TyroneNext articleDCC issues warning following reports of bogus callers in South Donegal News Highland center_img WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Harps come back to win in Waterford AudioHomepage BannerNews Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more