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  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Flood Alleviation Schemes (FASs) in Louth and Horncastle have been formally opened on 28 July, following successful completion of the projects. Construction on the £6.5 million Louth scheme and the £8.1 million Horncastle scheme started in summer 2015, and were finalized this month. The two projects were delivered in a partnership of the Environment […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction on long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle is set to start this month. Planning permission for both schemes has been granted, archaeological surveys of the sites are being carried out, and construction will begin shortly. The £6.5m Louth project and the £8.1m Horncastle project are funded and delivered by a partnership of […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the allocation of €114,300 for minor flood mitigation and coastal protection works in Louth. “In Castlebellingham, €13,500 will be used to repair the sea defense; €10,800 will be used to construct a rock armor revetment at Annagasson, in Bullurgan €9,000 will be spent on placing a rock […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People living and working in Horncastle and Louth are invited to learn about flood alleviation plans before the Environment Agency and its partner organizations submit them for planning approval this spring. Drawings and information sheets will be on display at Horncastle library during the last week of January and at Louth library during the first […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has de-silted a section of the Tetney Haven, helping reduce flood risk and boosting the area’s ecology. The work, part of the EA’s regular maintenance program, saw excess silt removed from approximately a kilometer of the Louth Canal and from around the sluice gates at Tetney Lock, the Agency stated. Silt builds […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, held her second Flood Forum last Friday at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands to address issues around coastal flood mitigation. Local residents were able to question the relevant organizations about the safety and security of their homes. “Following the successful event last year and the […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency announced recently that it is putting finishing touches to the Horncastle flood alleviation scheme. The long-awaited Horncastle flood storage reservoir can now be used to reduce flood risk to hundreds of local homes and businesses, reported the EA. Although there is still some work to complete on-site, the reservoir is finished enough that […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Dublin Port Company has today announced that, following a public tender process, the contract to operate Dundalk Port has been awarded to O’Hanlon & Sons Contractors Ltd. The tender follows the decision by the Minister for Transport, Mr. Leo Varadkar T.D., to transfer ownership of Dundalk Port to Dublin Port Company which became effective on […]