Forestry and South Galway Flooding : Response

The SGFRC recently attended a meeting with Minister Andrew Doyle, Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture to discuss forestry impacts on flooding in South Galway. This meeting was attended by Minister Ciaran Cannon, Deputy Sean Canney and Deputy Anne Rabbitte and 3 members of the South Galway Flood Relief Committee, David Murray, Eugene Nolan and Michael Cahill. It was also attended by Kevin Collins of the Forest Service.

This meeting was held in response to a Letter Of Complaint published by the SGFRC and sent to the Irish Forest Service in February 2017. This letter can be found  here.


The response has been outlined in an article in the Clare Champion



Author: David Murray

Dave is a 'Solution Architect' with a hi-tech company called Arm. He is deeply involved in his community and his two key focuses are based around the rivers of South Galway. He is an activist in getting flood relief solutions in place for South Galway after decades of empty promises and also is also helping to progress a beautiful Gort River Walk for the South Galway/North Clare communities.

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