Irish Coastal Protection Strategy

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Irish Coastal Protection Strategy

Office of Public Works

RPS and DHI were appointed to provide a strategic review of coastal protection requirements and policy in Ireland on behalf of the Office of Public Works (OPW).

Responsibilities included: review of coastal protection requirements in Ireland; classification of the nature of the Irish coastline; identification of assets at risk on a National basis; developing appropriate policies and procedures for the implementation of future coastal protection in Ireland; establishing an effective basis for decision making with specific regard to resource allocation; development of a pilot strategy for the South East Coast; development of a coastal GIS database and the preparation of tender documentation and supervision of a National Coastal Survey.