Public and Stakeholder Engagement


The Project will include opportunities to participate in public engagement, as well as project information and updates on progress including through this website and events.

The public are encouraged to participate in Public Engagement days/events which will be held at various stages throughout the project.

Key Public Consultation Dates

Consultation Day 1 - CLOSED

Winter 2021

This consultation is now closed.  You will shortly be able to formally provide your views on the scheme at the next Consultation Day.

In the meantime, you are welcome to email the project team at

We want to consider all viewpoints in relation to the scheme, and this is your opportunity to take part at an early stage. Any time spent communicating your views is greatly appreciated.

To view a recording of this presentation please click on the video below.


Public Consultation Material

Opening PCD Poster

Opening PCD Leaflet

Opening PCD Printable Questionnaire

Barrow River Basin CFRMP (refer to page 86 for details of the proposed flood relief measures which will be subjected to further development as part of this project)

Consultation Day 2 - CLOSED

Thursday 24th of Novemeber 2022

This consultation is now closed.  You will shortly be able to formally provide your views on the Scheme at the next Consultation Day.

In the meantime, you are welcome to email the project team at

We invite residents, businesses and all interested parties to attend the second Public Consultation Day for the Portarlington Flood Relief Scheme. We gathered your feedback and initial views on the key issues the Scheme should address during Public Consultation Day no. 1 in winter 2021.  

Have now your say on the emerging options to inform the identification and selection of a preferred scheme. We value all feedback and greatly appreciate any time spent communicating your views. 

On the day, members of the project team will be present to discuss your views and a questionnaire will be available for you to express your viewpoints.

When: 24th November, 2.00pm - 7.00pm

Where: Portarlington Community Centre, Main Hall, Link Road



Public Consultation Material:

PCD2 Advert

PCD2 Poster

PCD2 Leaflet

PCD2 Information Book p.1-4

PCD2 Information Book p. 5-11

Public Consultation Day 2 Summary Report

Online Questionnaire:


Printable Questionnaire:

PCD2 Printable Questionnaire


Consultation Day 3

Wednesday 13th of December 2023

Residents, businesses and all interested parties are invited to attend a Public Consultation Day where the Preferred Flood Relief Option for the Community of Portarlington will be presented. Members of the project teams from Laois County Council, the Office of Public Works, Binnies and Nicolas O’Dwyer, will be present on the day.

All feedback received during the Public Consultation Day on 13th of December 2023 and through the website will be used by the Project Team to finalise the development and design of the Scheme. 

This questionnaire portal will remain live until the 26th of January aiming to gather as much feedback as possible to inform the Scheme’s Preferred Option.

When: 13th December, 2.30pm - 7.30pm

Where: Portarlington Library, Main Road, 

  R32 F9WF


Public Consultation Materials

PCD3 Advert

PCD3 Leaflet

PCD3 Poster

PCD3 Book


Online Questionnaire (The questionnaire will close on the 26th January):

PCD3 Online Questionnaire

Printable Questionnaire:

PCD3 Printable Questionnaire


Postal address:

Portarlington Flood Relief Scheme

Nicholas O'Dwyer Limited , Unit 4E, Nutgrove Office Park,
Nutgrove Ave,Churchtown Upper, Dublin, D14 V3F6


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