A Kenmare councillor is calling for more outdoor local authority staff for the area.
Cllr Dan McCarthy was speaking following the severe flooding in Kenmare at the weekend.
He says 20 years ago there was 25 outdoor council staff in the Kenmare area who were assigned individual roads to keep clear.
Now he says there are 7 or 8.
Cllr McCarthy says business owners will also have to start investing in flood defence systems: