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Public and Stakeholder Engagement

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

The public are encouraged to participate in Public Consultation events which will be held at various stages throughout the project. These events are in addition to the Public Exhibition of the Scheme.

It is proposed to consult on the emerging scheme options, and to hold another Public Engagement Day once a preferred scheme has been identified and agreed with the steering group.

The project team can be contacted with queries / submissions by both email and post.

Post: Mountmellick Flood Relief Scheme, JBA Consulting, Unit 24 Grove Island, Corbally, Limerick


Key Public Engagement Dates

Public Engagement Day 1

The opening PED was held in the Mountmellick Development Agency offices, Mountmellick, on 13th November 2019 from 3pm to 8pm.

A report summarising feedback received at the event is available on our Project Documents page.

Consultation day summary report

Emerging Options Engagement Event

Laois County Council and the OPW invited residents, businesses, landowners and other interested parties to participate in the Emerging Options Engagement Event for the Mountmellick Flood Relief Scheme which was run as a virtual consulting room from 16th April to 10th May 2021.

A summary presentation and more detailed displays in the consulting room were presented, giving details of:

The key documents relating to the options presented can now be seen on our Project Documents page.

Public Information Day

The Public Information Day (PID) was held at the Mountmellick Development Association offices, Mountmellick, on Tuesday 12th September 2023 from 3pm to 8pm.

The purpose of the day was to provide details of the proposed scheme and the project team were there to answer any questions and give you the opportunity to share your thoughts.  

Details of the preferred option can be seen here Preferred Option.

The posters used at the PID can be downloaded here PID Posters.

A copy of the questionnaire issued at the event can be downloaded here PID Questionnaire.