Ophelia Clean Up: Over 100 people called the Severe Weather Co-ordination Centre in Laois

Michelle Hogan


Michelle Hogan

Hurricane Ophelia

Hurricane Ophelia

The Laois Crisis Management Team met for the eight time on Tuesday morning at 8.30am.

It was confirmed that 108 calls were logged by the Severe Weather Co-ordination Centre and the Centre was operational again at 7am this morning. 

Laois County Council, An Garda Siochana and HSE Crisis Management Team wish to advise that all priority routes in the county are deemed passable with care.  

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The public are urged to exercise caution at all times due to fallen debris and unstable trees. 

The following routes are currently blocked:

·         Mountmellick to Ballyfin Rd. (R423)

·         Derrycloney to Rosenallis Rd. (Drinagh, L2097)

Further routes may close throughout the day to deal with dangerous potential obstructions.