Members of the Curragh Army Academy moving furniture in the creche at the Mountmellick Development Association buildings. Photo Kevin Byrne
The Irish Army will be back on duty on Friday in in Laois to help flooding victims in Mountmellick.
The Irish Defence Forces confirmed that 30 members of the Irish Defence Forces will be back on duty to assist in whatever way is needed in the clean up operation.
Among the tasks carried out was the clean up of the Solas Community Creche at the Mountmellick Development Association in Irishtown.
The soldiers were also dispatched to Portarlintgon with sandbags as the River Barrow threatened to cause flooding.
Laois County Council acknowledged the assistance and co-operation provided by other local authorities and all agencies including members of the Defence Forces.
Useful information on how to deal with the aftermath of flooding can be accessed here
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