Christmas Day horror in Bridgetown

By Dan Walsh in Bridgetown It was heartbreaking to walk through the village of Bridgetown and observe people’s possessions either sitting outside their homes or piled high on lorry-sized skips awaiting collection having been devastated by the torrential Christmas Day rainfall that created flooding across large parts of Co. Wexford. The clean-up has days toContinue reading “Christmas Day horror in Bridgetown”

Irish Water warns “watch out for leaks and freezing pipes”

By Dan Walsh In a statement issued on Friday Irish Water and Wexford County Council are asking homes and businesses to check for leaks and to conserve water where possible whilst adhering to public health advice on hand washing and hygiene regarding Covid-19. “We are asking people to do this to protect the water supplyContinue reading “Irish Water warns “watch out for leaks and freezing pipes””

Frost, ice and some snow on the way!

By Dan Walsh Temperatures are set to drop dramatically and today the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management issued a statement regards potential severe weather next week. WEATHER OUTLOOK;  There is a risk of frost/ice in some areas tonight and tomorrow night. From Sunday night there will be widespread frost and ice and withContinue reading “Frost, ice and some snow on the way!”

43 premises without power in Clonroche

By Dan Walsh Forty-three customers are without power tonight in the Clonroche area and ESB Networks estimate it may be 10.45am tomorrow before service is fully restored. The fault was first reported at 10.40pm. Earlier tonight 97 premises in the Mulgannon district of Wexford town were without power as crews from ESB Networks worked toContinue reading “43 premises without power in Clonroche”

Almost 100 without power in Wexford town

By Dan Walsh Ninety-seven premises in the Mulgannon district of Wexford town are without power tonight as crews from ESB Networks are currently working to repair two separate faults. A fault reported at 6.43 pm is affecting 15 customers and it is hoped to have power restored at 11.30pm. A second fault in the sameContinue reading “Almost 100 without power in Wexford town”

Storm Ellen set to impact on the South-East

By Dan Walsh Storm Ellen will produce severe impacts in places this evening and tonight. A cloudy day, with outbreaks of rain. Patches of mist will develop on hills and in coastal areas. The rain will gradually clear later this afternoon, with another band of heavy rain spreading from the south in the evening. EasterlyContinue reading “Storm Ellen set to impact on the South-East”