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South Galway floods still serious

FARMERS and householders in Ardrahan and other areas of South Galway are still in serious difficulty with flood waters following the recent storms.

Mary Collins makes her way home from shopping through flood water in Skehanagh near Ardrahan in South Galway. Photograph by Arthur Ellis.
Mary Collins makes her way home from shopping through flood water in Skehanagh near Ardrahan in South Galway. Photograph by Arthur Ellis.

There are concerns that further rain in the coming day days could exacerbate the situation in an area where thousands of acres have been flooded and some families have had to leave their homes. For some, it is a repeat of what happened a few years ago and they not be able reoccupy their home for a considerable period of time.

 The only viable mode of transport available to residents in Peterswell near Ardrahan South Galway. Photograph by Arthur Ellis.

The only viable mode of transport available to residents in Peterswell near Ardrahan South Galway. Photograph by Arthur Ellis.

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