One week ago Mountmellick was in chaos with floods; see images from that awful day

Lynda Kiernan


Lynda Kiernan


It is one week today since heavy floods devastated Mountmellick on Wednesday November 22.

Floods from unforecasted 'status red' rainfall in the Slieve Bloom mountains also hit Portarlington and Clonaslee.

Click through our extensive gallery to see all the photos.

The Laois photographers who braved the elements to capture these images include talented amateurs Paul Lalor, Ray Cummins, and professionals Denis Byrne, Kevin Byrne and Michael Scully.

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