Category Archives: Flooding

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

Graveyard Flooding on the Agenda for Killarney MD Meeting

There are people in Castleisland keeping a hawk like watch on this Wednesday’s meeting of councillors and officials of Killarney Municipal District in Rathmore. There are many motions and questions down for discussion but only two matter to the watchers here. Motions number 13 and 20 have been lodged by Cllr. Bobby O’Connell and numbersRead more…

Status Orange Weather Warnings Issued for Kerry Region

Status Orange Weather Warnings Issued for Kerry Region

Kerry County Council has asked members of the public to exercise caution over the next 36 hours as the county is subject to two weather warnings associated with Storm Brian. A Status Orange warning for wind is in place for Kerry from 3am to 6pm on Saturday with winds of 65 to 80kmh and gustsRead more…

Status Yellow Weather Warning Issued for Kerry

Status Yellow Weather Warning Issued for Kerry

It may be hard to believe after the lovely morning’s weather we’ve just had. However, Kerry County Council has relayed a  Met Éireann Status Yellow Weather Warning from early this afternoon to tomorrow, Saturday evening. Kerry County Council wishes to draw to the attention of the public a weather warning issued by Met Éireann (seeRead more…

Killarney Municipal District Council to Meet in Castleisland

Killarney Municipal District Council to Meet in Castleisland

A great local dog and his owner / trainer will be the headline acts at the Killarney Municipal Area meeting at the River Island Hotel on this Wednesday from 10am.  The hotel is the venue for the meeting of members of the Killarney Municipal District Council at 10am. One of the first items on theRead more…

Care Needed as Castleisland Roads Flooded

Care Needed as Castleisland Roads Flooded

Tell-tale signs of snow on vehicles coming down into the valley from the hills around – and from several directions – has left roads around the town in a dangerously flooded state. The River Maine is threatening to burst its banks along the town stretches at this lunchtime and at the rate of rain-fall nowRead more…

Woeful Weather On the Way

Woeful Weather On the Way

The Met Éireann Weather Forecast for the Munster area. Issued on Sunday, April 10th. 2016. Updated at 06:00 Today Rain today will be heavy and persistent and bring a risk of flooding. Fresh to strong easterly winds will be gale force at the coast. Highest temperatures 7 to 9 degrees. Tonight The rain will becomeRead more…

Hatches Down Again as Met Éireann Issues Orange Alert

Hatches Down Again as Met Éireann Issues Orange Alert

There was widespread relief here last evening that the Castleisland Chamber Alliance Street Party got, not only underway, but clean away on an rare oasis on ‘fine’ weather. In general, people around here have toned down their levels of complaining about the weather. You can blame or bless television for that as the pictures ofRead more…

Weather Warning and Advice from Kerry County Council

Weather Warning and Advice from Kerry County Council

The folllowing Weather Alert has been issued by Kerry County Council to the general public this Friday afternoon December 4th 2015. Met Eireann has issued a level RED Severe Weather Warning for Kerry, which is valid from 6pm today (Friday 4th December) until 3 am on Sunday, December 6th as follows: – “Incessant falls ofRead more…

Manor Park Retail Complex Hit by Flooding

Manor Park Retail Complex Hit by Flooding

Part of the Manor Park Retail Complex on the Castleisland side of Tralee was badly hit by flooding in the early hours of this morning. The park manager and Cordal native, Jackie Brosnan was alerted close to 2am this morning and he in turn warned his business neighbours of the impending danger. The little murmuringRead more…

Met Eireann and Kerry County Council Issue Weather Warning

Met Eireann and Kerry County Council Issue Weather Warning

Weather Alert:  Met Eireann has issued a Code Level Orange Weather warning as follows:- Heavy incessant falls of rain occurring overnight Thursday and on Friday. Significant totals, leading to spot flooding and treacherous driving conditions. 45 to 75mm possible, highest totals for higher ground. As a precautionary measure Kerry County Council has put the followingRead more…