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South Galway Flood Relief Scheme faces months more delays

The long awaited and already frequently delayed South Galway Flood Relief Scheme is facing further delays of up to six months. A feasibility study for...

20,000 sandbags being deployed in the city for Storm Lorenzo

Almost 20,000 sandbags are being deployed in Galway city today with flooding expected on the waterfront tonight from Storm Lorenzo. With the assistance of the...

Storm Lorenzo: status orange weather warning extended

A Status Orange weather warning covering Galway and four other counties for the worst of Storm Lorenzo has been extended further into Friday. Met Eireann...

Galway closing roads and handing out sandbags for Storm Lorenzo

Galway City Council has announced a range of precautionary measures being taken to safeguard against flooding and other issues as Storm Lorenzo approaches. The city...

Status Orange alert for Galway as Storm Lorenzo barrels down on Ireland

Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange Weather Warning for storm force winds in Galway and five other counties ahead of Storm Lorenzo. More yellow...

Flooding closes road near Turloughmore

A local road in the vicinity of Turloughmore has been made impassable by flooding today. Galway County Council has advised that the L3105 between Coolarne...

M6 motorway reopens after collision

The M6 motorway has fully reopened to traffic this morning after being closed due a collision earlier. Gardaí closed a stretch of motorway westbound earlier...

Call for Galway submissions to OPW’s Draft Climate Change Plan

Public and stakeholder submissions from Galway are being encouraged for a plan which considers the impact of climate change on flooding. The consultation for the...

Met Eireann warns of flash flooding amid heavy rain

Met Eireann has warned that heavy rainfall this evening could cause flooding and dangerous conditions on the roads. In an update to a status yellow...

Status yellow weather warning issued for Galway

A weather warning is in place for Galway and all of Ireland today as heavy rain is expected throughout the day with a chance...

Minister hears flooding and coastal erosion concerns from South Galway communities

Minister for Public Works Kevin Boxer Moran toured South Galway this week to hear from locals the effects that flooding and coastal erosion is...

Emergency calls diverted as Garda headquarters in Renmore damaged by flooding

The new regional Garda headquarters in Renmore has been damaged by flooding from a burst pipe. Emergency calls and other communications have been diverted to...

Met Eireann issues yellow rain warning for Galway

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has been issued for Galway and much of Ireland this weekend. Heavy rain is expected overnight for Galway...

Salthill Prom closed due to flooding from Storm Erik

The Salthill Promenade closed this morning due to flooding from Storm Erik. Galway city council announced that the combination of the high tide and storm...

Road crews on standby for flooding ahead of Storm Erik

Road crews are on standby to deal with any possible flooding in Galway city as Storm Erik is set to hit Galway in the...

Planning permission for housing near Athenry overturned on local objections

Planning permission for a housing development near Athenry has been overturned by An Bord Pleanála after local objections. Galway County Council had originally granted planning...

N59 blocked due to flooding

The N59 at Kylemore is reportedly still impassable this evening due to flooding. Both Galway County Council and AA Roadwatch are advising that the N59...

Salthill Promenade to close in anticipation of flooding

The Promenade along Salthill will close on Wednesday morning in anticipation of flooding from Storm Diane. Met Eireann have issued an Orange Warning for Galway...

Road Crews standing by to deal with any flooding in Galway city amid heavy rains

Galway city council has Road Crews on standby this afternoon to deal with any spot flooding in the city as the Yellow rain warning...

Galway escapes major harm from Storm Callum

Galway has so far been relatively unscathed by Storm Callum with no reported power outages or serious flooding. There were fears that Callum could cause...
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