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Council Outlines What Work Needs To Be Done At Flood Risk Areas In Tralee

Council Outlines What Work Needs To Be Done At Flood Risk Areas In Tralee

September 7, 2019 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

FLOOD relief measures for parts of the town are still years away from being completed but the Council outlined what is intended to be done at a meeting of Tralee Municipal District last Monday. Cllr. Mikey Sheehy had a motion before the Council that following the extended flooding in September […]

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Tralee Flood Management Scheme To Cost Over €15m

Tralee Flood Management Scheme To Cost Over €15m

May 3, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

A FLOOD relief scheme for Tralee, estimated to cost over €15m, will go ahead as the town was included in a list of  five large scale projects to get priority and will proceed to detail, design and construction phase.  Fourteen other schemes will get underway in six river catchment areas nationwide costing between €1m and €5m, and […]

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Tralee Expected To Be Included In €1bn Flood Defences Plan Announced Today

Tralee Expected To Be Included In €1bn Flood Defences Plan Announced Today

May 3, 2018 at 9:34 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is expected to be included in the new one billion euro flood risk management plan to be announced by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Athlone today. Researchers looked at 300 areas in a six-year study  including 90 coastal areas, most impacted by flooding. It has been carried out by the Office of […]

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Flooding On Roads After Heavy Rain Last Night

November 22, 2017 at 8:36 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI are advising motorists to exercise caution as there is flooding on roads around Tralee and elsewhere in the county after heavy rains last night. There is flooding on the Canal Road in Tralee, the Kielduff road on the approach to the Tralee bypass roundabout is flooded and there is also […]

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Council Issuing Sandbags As The Heavy Rain Arrives

Council Issuing Sandbags As The Heavy Rain Arrives

October 3, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

SANDBAGS are being distributed in parts of the county as up to 100mm of rain is expected over the next day. Met Éireann issued a Code Orange rainfall warning for Kerry which is valid until 6pm on Tuesday and up to 100mm is expected on higher ground particularly in coastal areas. […]

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Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

Storm Imogen Passes But Yellow Status Wind Warning Remains Until Tonight

February 8, 2016 at 3:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THE worst of Storm Imogen has passed but there is still a Yellow Status wind warning in place until this evening. Westerly winds of mean speeds 50-65 km/h will gust 85-100 km/h this afternoon and evening in southern parts of Munster and Leinster. The warning  remains in place until 8pm […]

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Munster Bar owner, John O'Sullivan.

Community Gets Behind The Munster Bar To Fend Off Flooding

December 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

PUBLICAN, John O’Sullivan, of the Munster Bar has friends and family to thank for limiting the damage of ‘Storm Desmond’ last Saturday night. As flood waters began to breach the Ballymullen pub, patrons came to help pump water out of the building through the night, limiting damage which could have ran into […]

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Army Called Into Tralee To Help In Flooded Areas

Army Called Into Tralee To Help In Flooded Areas

December 5, 2015 at 11:24 pm 1 comment

THE flooding situation in Tralee has required the services of the army tonight. As well as a platoon of soldiers dispatched to Bandon in Cork, a Defence Forces statement tonight revealed; “6X6 TCVs and soldiers have also been deployed to Kenmare, Tralee and Bantry and will be co-located with HSE […]

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