Second Phase Of Ennis South Flood Relief Scheme Underway

Photo (c) Eamon Ward

The second phase of work to address significant flooding issues in Ennis has commenced.

Areas around St Flannan’s College in Ennis are the focus of this phase of the Ennis South Flood Relief Scheme, which began in April of last year and is due to be completed in October.

The €9.7 million infrastructure was hit by a decade of delays before work commenced, while the Clarecastle segment has already been finished.


Senior Engineer with Clare County Council Seán Lenihan says it’s a significant project and while it won’t all be plain sailing, they’re pleased with the progress: