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Inland Fisheries Told to ‘Back Off’ Over Dredging

Posted on January 19, 2016

By Kieran O'Mahony, The Southern Star

A MEMBER of Bandon Flood Group has said the people of Bandon are getting nothing but a ‘bucketful of excuses’ from both Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) and Cork County Council, over dredging of the Bandon River.

And at a meeting of Cork County Council on Monday, one angry councillor told the IFI to ‘back off’ after hearing that dredging would not be allowed in a number of flood-threatened towns.

‘We’re calling for immediate dredging and we’re not interested in the reasons why they can’t, we just want the job done,’ said a furious Gillian Powell of Bandon Flood Group.


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