FLOODING - Skips for households facing grim clear up in Mountmellick

Conor Ganly


Conor Ganly



flooding mountmellick

Flooding at Irishtown Mountmellick. Pic: Kevin Byrne

Skips will be provided by Laois County Council tho households who facing the grim clean up after the storms that devastated the towns.

Laois County Council flood management, clean up and impact reduction operations are continuing in Mountmellick and surrounding areas. 

The Council says its Housing Service and the Department of Social Protection is continuing to provide support and assistance to those affected by the floods.

Anyone who has been affected and who requires support and assistance including emergency housing, dealing with the aftermath at their properties or any other humanitarian need can call to the Humanitarian Aid Centre at Wolfe Tone Court Mountmellick.

This service will continue to be provided at the Centre until 6pm this evening and will be available again from 9am in the morning.

Laois County Council will be providing a number of skips to assist affected households in the clean-up operations. Anyone who
requires help with their clean-up efforts or who needs to access skips and/or dehumidifiers is being asked to contact the Council at (057) 86 64000.

Laois County Council would like to acknowledge the assistance and co-operation provided by other local authorities and all agencies including members of the Defence Forces and to thank the public for their on-going co-operation.

Useful information on how to deal with the aftermath of flooding can be accessed here