YouTube reveals city’s problem with blocked drains

All the world can now see Galway’s problem with blocked drains after one resident of the Sean Mulvoy Road posted footage on YouTube following a rain shower last Friday.

This is the view of Green councillor Niall Ó Brolcháin who is calling on the Galway City Council to act immediately to unblock drains across the city. He wants to see the council adopt a systematic approach to the clearance of storm drains to ensure they are dealt with on a regular basis.

According to Cllr Ó Brolcháin, the video footage “clearly shows the danger caused by blocked storm drains. This leads to an immediate build up of surface water causing a hazard to both pedestrians and motorists”. It can seen on


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