Home » News » Sixmilebridge to Clonlara Closed to remove dangerous trees

Sixmilebridge to Clonlara Closed to remove dangerous trees

Clare County Council has closed the R471 Sixmilebridge to Clonlara road to through traffic in order to remove dangerous trees following ex-hurricane Ophelia.

The road will be closed immediately west of Cooleycasey Cross to facilitate the works.

The local authority has said it has taken the decision to remove these trees as they are in danger of falling following the storm.

All motorists are advised to take alternative routes.

About Carol Byrne

Avatar
Carol Byrne is a reporter at The Clare Champion newspaper reporting on news in the East Clare area and the arts. She also covers the courts in County Clare and has received seven national awards for this coverage from the Law Society of Ireland and a National Lottery Local Ireland national media award for Best Community Story 2019. A Masters in Journalism graduate of NUI Galway, she also holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Limerick in Music and Media Studies, and a Higher Diploma in Irish Legal Studies. She began her career interning at The Limerick Leader and Clare FM, before taking up a full time post at The Clare Champion in 2006.

Check Also

Never Give Up, Face Things Head On

OPENING up about her battle with anxiety and depression, which led to suicidal thoughts, Fiona …

error: Content is protected !!