Cork City Council and County Council released reports on the floods

10 July 2012
By Tom Collins
tom@TheCork.ie

The two local authorities in Cork are Cork City Council and Cork County Council.

Both Cork City Council and County Council yesterday released their reports on the floods of Thursday, June 28th 2012.

The County’s 23-page document focuses on Douglas, Glanmire and Clonakilty while the City’s 11-page report looks at Blackpool and Ballyvolane.

Many Northside Cllrs feel that Ballyvolane isin’t getting the attention it deserves Residents of three estates there: Parkcourt, Meelick Park, and Mervue Lawn are still counting the cost of flood damage.

Fine Gael City Cllr Pat Gosh wants an independent report but Council officials insist that an O-P-W report will be trustworthy across in Blackpool Fine Gael Cllr Joe O’Callaghan says he wants wants an “independent report”

meanwhile; Sinn Fein’s Tommy Gould says regardless of who writes a report, it must be done quickly. He spoke with our reporter after Monday nights meeting of Cork City Council

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