Dáil Éireann - Volume 348 - 14 March, 1984
Written Answers. - Drainage of Monaghan Blackwater.
Dr. O'Hanlon Dr. O'Hanlon
395. Dr. O'Hanlon asked the Minister for Finance if his attention has been drawn to a statement by a number of public representatives in the Six Counties opposing the drainage of the river Blackwater; and if he will ensure that the drainage proceeds as planned.
Minister for Finance (Mr. Dukes) Alan Dukes
Minister for Finance (Mr. Dukes): The statutory preliminary steps in the preparation of a drainage scheme under the Arterial Drainage Act, 1945, for the Monaghan Blackwater are proceeding and I expect the scheme to be before my Department for confirmation in a few weeks. I have had no indication from the Northern Ireland authorities of any change in their plans to commence the outfall works this year.
Dáil Éireann 348 Written Answers. Drainage of Monaghan Blackwater.