Introduction to the Douglas Flood Relief Scheme (Including Togher Culvert)

The Office of Public Works (OPW) in partnership with both Cork City and Cork County Councils have recognised the high levels of existing flood risk in the River Lee Catchment and have carried out a Catchment Flood Risk Assessment and Management (CFRAM) Study for the Lee Catchment which includes the Tramore River Catchment. The Draft Catchment Flood Risk Management Plan, which was published in February 2010, recommended flood relief measures for the Togher area. However, the Douglas area was badly affected by flooding in June 2012. Cork County Council, acting as Agents for the OPW has commissioned Arup to carry out the design of the recommended scheme in Togher and to develop a Flood Relief Scheme for Douglas. Due to the Cork City boundary change, Cork City Council is now the Client for the scheme.

This website has been set up to provide information to members of the public and to keep you informed of the project's progress.

The Scheme consists of:

  • Upgrading the existing culverts on the Tramore River between Lehenaghmore Industrial Estate and Greenwood Estate in Togher
  • Flood alleviation measures along the Tramore River/Ballybrack stream as necessary to provide the required standard of protection to properties in the study area


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Togher Traffic Management Arrangements June 2022 more

Contractor Update June 2022 more

Togher Traffic Management Arrangements May 2022 more

Togher Traffic Management Arrangements April 2022 more

Greenwood North Closure more

Contractor Update January 2022 more

Togher Traffic Management Arrangements January 2022 more

Public Information Clinics - Togher more

September 2021 Togher Main Works Progress Update more

Togher Main Works Contractor Appointment more

April 2021 Update - Douglas Substantial Completion more

February 2021 Flood Event more

February 2021 Scheme Update more

Togher Main Works Contract Tender Issue more

November 2020 Scheme Update - Douglas more

October 2020 Scheme Update - Togher more

September 2020 Scheme Update more

August 2020 Scheme Update more

Cork County Council- Statement on Recent Flooding more

Construction Update - Togher August 2020 more

Construction Update - Togher July 2020 more

Construction Update - Douglas July 2020 more

Construction Update - Togher June 2020 more

Construction Update - Douglas June 2020 more

Togher Road Closure more

Church Road Closure more

Construction Update May 2020 more

Construction Update April 2020 - Covid 19 more

Douglas Construction Update March 2020 more

Togher Services Diversions Contractor Appointment more

Douglas Community Park Improvement Works more

Togher Services Diversions Contract Tender Issue more

Councillor Update May 2019 more

Councillor Update April 2019 more

Cork Boundary Change more

Douglas FRS – Douglas Works Contract Tender Issue more

Councillor Update May 2019 more

Councillor Update April 2019 more

Cork Boundary Change more

Douglas FRS - Douglas Works Contract Tender Issue more

Councillor Update March 2019 more

Councillor Update October 2018 more

Request for tender more

Programme Update August 2018 more

Planning Application submitted to An Bord Pleanála more

Public Information Day No.3 more

Further treatment of Japanese Knotweed more

Topographic and drainage survey 2016 more

Land required for the scheme more

Site Investigation Works 2016 more

Treatment of Japanese Knotweed more

Douglas FRS Constraints Study more

Douglas Flood Relief Scheme Public Informatoin Day No. 2 more

Douglas Flood Relief Scheme Public Informatoin Day No. 1 more



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