Parts Of West Cork Left Devastated By Flash Flooding
Damages are estimated to run into millions of euro
Businesses and homes in the Rosscarbery area were particularly badly hit following thunderstorms and torrential rain on Wednesday night and again yesterday
A number of roads between Rosscarbery and Glandore were just washed away after the weather left it's mark on the West Cork villages
Roads in the area were impassable for a time yesterday as council engineers and the fire service worked to alleviate the flooding and carry out necessary repair works and delivering sand bags to affected properties
Cork County Council are asking people to report damaged roads or property to them so they can carry out assessment works to see how much damage has been done
Speaking to RedFM News local Fianna Fail TD Christopher O'Sullivan says the level of damage is shocking
More from Cork
Fire crews battle blaze at former Skibbereen convent
Fire Service units from Skibbereen, Schull and Bantry are currently at a serious fire at a former Convent in North St in Skibbereen.
COVID19 UPDATE: 1 New Death, 363 Confirmed Cases - 40 cases in Cork
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been informed that 1 person with COVID-19 has died.
Bread is the food item people waste the most
41% of people say they throw away bread, closely followed by fruit and vegetables, both at 39%
The North's Public Prosecution Service upholds a decision not to prosecute 15 soldiers in connection with Bloody Sunday
13 people were killed in Derry when British soldiers opened fire on a civil rights march in the city in 1972
Students at NUI Galway could face expulsion if public health guidelines are breached
That's the warning from the University after large crowds were seen gathering at Spanish Arch in the city last night
Lack Of Affordable Housing Remains Huge Challenge For People Working To Leave Homelessness
That's one of the findings of a two year long study of 18 people by the Cork Simon Community published today.