Calls for Boho flooding solution

THERE are fears lives could be endangered if a long-term solution is not found to the Boho flooding saga, with residents regularly cut off from road access and having to wade through flooded fields. A multi-agency meeting was recently held in the area to discuss the ongoing problem, which has been ongoing for many years […]

Dolan welcomes maintenance of Sillees River

PLANS to put in place a watercourse inspection that will hopefully ease worries of flooding in Boho have been welcomed. The Department of Infrastructure confirmed that a 11km stretch of the Sillees River will be attended to with work to be completed by March 2023. Boho is no stranger to flooding with the most recent […]

Residents stranded after major flood destruction

BOHO residents have been left “outraged” once again, after Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, stated that costs for a flood alleviation scheme, proposed by the local public, would “far outweigh” any benefits for the area despite the latest scenes of destruction caused by Storm Franklin. Charlene Maguire who lives with her family on the Aghaherrish Road, […]

Community calling for action on Boho flooding

THE PEOPLE of Boho have called on the Minister for Infrastructure to take urgent action to tackle flooding in the area. Local MLA Jemma Dolan recently presented a petition with the signatures of hundreds of local people to Minister Nichola Mallon calling for something to be done to address the perennial problem, which has been causing […]

Farmers facing into another winter of flooded fields

SOLUTIONS are being sought to address ongoing flooding issues in the Boho and Derrygonnelly area.  Flooding in the area has had an adverse impact on farmers, impacting on both land and livestock.  Local councillor Bernice Swift said DFI Rivers and Road officials recently attended a critical meeting with representative farmers of the Boho and lower […]