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Storm Barra (8-12-21) Ongoing Updates

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Waterford City and County Council wishes to advise of the following severe weather events and clear-ups in Waterford City and County.  Our crews have been working to clear debris and trees since first light.  


  • L-5013 Shanavolla Rd, (north of R-666 Ballyduff Road) now open to traffic following removal of fallen tree.


  • The Tramore Prom has reopened to the general public.  The decision was taken to delay the reopening until 11a.m. due to high tides and winds.


  • L5523 Ballindud Road, Fallen tree blocking road. Crews on site clearing.


  • Dungarvan South – No road closures – clearing some loose debris from Kielys Cross to Ardmore, Old parish  road and down towards Ballycurrance school.                           

  • Lismore West – clearing debris at Killallaha, checking status of Woodroad, Glendine, Shanavolla Road, north of R666 closed, castle dealing with a fallen tree there.

  • Lismore East  – No road closures Clearing debris on roads

  • Dungarvan North – clearing tree along bog road which is currently closed


  • L5520 Green Road, Ballybeg closed due to fallen tree.  – CLEARED & ROAD REOPENED


  • ESB pole at L3055, Carrigeen Road between Newtown Cross Roads to Ballydurn GAA grounds – CLEARED
  • L3055 Newtown Cross Road to Dunphys Pub just off the N25 is now closed until tree cleared during daylight hours.  – CLEARED & ROAD REOPENED

If you see a fallen or damaged tree, please notify Waterford City and County Council on 0818 10 20 20 or email

If you see a fallen wire, do not approach and report it to ESB Networks on 1800 372 999

Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:
Emergency 999/112
Irish Water Emergency 1850 278 278
ESB Networks 1800 372 999
Gas Networks Ireland 1850 205 050
MapAlerter incidents, mapped


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