East Independent TD Seán Canney has welcomed the O.P.W’s approval of €9,000 for maintenance and improvement works to existing swallow holes in Labane, Gort Galway.
Labane was a location of severe flooding last winter.
“The works when complete will provide flood relief to the area. The works will be carried out by Galway County Council under the Minor Flood Mitigation works and Coastal Protection Scheme” states Minister Canney.
“So far in 2016 in the O.P.W have allocated in excess of €500,000 to Galway County Council for minor works schemes in the County” concluded Minister Canney