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No Progress On Flooding In Laois Village Five Years On

An overflowing river is said to be flooding homes and flowing into wells.

The flooding of a midlands bridge is still a problem - five years after it was first raised.

The river passing through the Coolanowle Bridge in Arles has been overflowing several times a year, particularly during heavy rainfall - according to local councillor Pádraig Fleming.

The Fianna Fáil rep says it's leading to the flooding of homes and river water flowing into wells.

He's been suggesting two possible solutions:

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