News & Statements

Minister Patrick O’Donovan welcomes the appointment of contractors to carry out remedial works on the bank of the River Feale at Convent Street, Listowel, Co. Kerry

Winter storms in February 2020, resulted in the collapse of a section of elevated bank slope along the northern bank of the River Feale, adjacent to Convent Street in Listowel, Co. Kerry. I am delighted that these remedial works will be undertaken to stabilise the river bank with the construction works expected to commence on-site in August 2021

Minister O’Donovan launches the Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study Post-Consultation Report

“I am delighted at the level of interaction and engagement by members of the public and key stakeholders during the consultation on the The Phoenix Park Transport and Mobility Options Study. We received over 2,200 submissions. I have listened to the feedback and I am determined to implement the revised recommendations in the Report which will help safeguard all users of the Park for generations to come.”

OPW Heritage Sites Reopening their Grounds

The Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Limerick Fine Gael TD, Patrick O'Donovan has announced that a total of 48 OPW parks and heritage sites with outdoor spaces will be open to the public within the existing travel restrictions either from today, 26 April, or later this week.

Minister O’Donovan announces ‘Greening’ of Heritage Sites and State Buildings as part of the 2021 National St Patrick’s Festival

The greening initiative has gone from strength to strength with signification notable worldwide landmark buildings being illuminated in green to promote this celebration.  This year the theme of the Festival is ‘Dúisigh Éire! Awaken Ireland!’ which invites everyone to throw off the long dark months and rise to embrace the brighter days ahead.