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Flood cells’ progress expected to curb potential threat of urban flooding

As the rising water levels of the River Shannon remain under close scrutiny, Westmeath County Council director of services, Barry Kehoe, has allayed the fears of urban residents and businesses who fear the potential detrimental impact of flooding should recent incessant rainfall continue.

Frustrated O’Rourke expresses safety concerns over town bridge lighting issue

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Local Save Our Shannon Organisation expresses flood concerns as river levels rise

As rainfall continues to intensify at a local level this week, the Save Our Shannon Organisation has expressed vast concerns pertaining to the rising water levels and the detrimental impact potential flooding will have on homes and businesses.

Solution to Claregalway’s downpour issue welcomed by Cllr. James Charity

News that land acquisition to provide for a surface water retention pond in Claregalway has been agreed, has been welcomed by Cllr. James Charity.

Don’t gift children quad bikes or scramblers for Christmas

Almost one in four of those injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers, in the period 2017 to 2021, were aged 18 or under, according to provisional statistics released by the RSA.

Garda issue advice to drivers over dark winter period

An Garda Síochána is issuing an urgent road safety appeal to all road users ahead of the busy winter driving period, as provisional figures show that 123 lives have been lost on Ireland’s roads to date. This is twelve more deaths than during the same period in both 2021 and 2019.

Do not gift children quad bikes or scramblers for Christmas

Almost one in four of those injured in incidents involving quad bikes or scramblers, in the period 2017 to 2021, were aged 18 or under, according to provisional statistics released by the RSA.

Fatal crash car had travelled 2km in wrong direction, inquest told

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A car which collided with another, killing a family of three and its own driver had travelled 2km in the wrong direction before the impact, an inquest was told this week.

Witnesses sought following traffic accident

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an accident that occurred on St Mary’s Road, Galway, earlier this month.

Clifden RNLI rescue nine people stranded on Omey Island

Clifden RNLI’s volunteer crew launched the Atlantic 85 in-shore lifeboat on Monday afternoon to assist nine people who were caught by the tide on Omey Island.

 

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