Several roads throughout Ireland are blocked, closed or impassable due to Storm Callum 3 years ago

Several roads throughout Ireland are blocked, closed or impassable due to Storm Callum

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A number of roads throughout Ireland were blocked, closed or impassable on Friday due to the effects of Storm Callum, which brought strong winds and heavy rain to Ireland overnight on Thursday.


Thousands were left without power due to the effects of the storm on Thursday night and Friday morning, while fallen trees, debris and flooding have caused disruptions on several roads across the country.

As of 9am on Friday morning, AA Roadwatch reported that the following routes were affected; updates will be provided on the AA Roadwatch website throughout the day.

TIPPERARY: There is a tree partially blocking the Old N7 (R445) at the Yellow Bridge Pub halfway between Nenagh and Birdhill.

CORK: The Cobh/Fota Rd (R624) is closed at Carrigaloe due to a mudslide.

Emergency services have cleared a fallen tree and electrical pole from Centre Park Rd inbound.

Bailick Rd in Midleton is impassable due to flooding.

MEATH: Gardai advise caution on the N51 between Navan and Slane due to fallen branches and debris.


KILDARE: No further reports of debris blocking the left lane of the M9 southbound after J2 Kilcullen.

A number of routes have also been closed as a precaution:

GALWAY: Grattan Rd in Salthill is closed between Mutton Island and The Promenade which is also closed from there to Blackrock.

Lough Atalia Rd, Eyre Square South, Victoria Place, Queen St and the Dock Rd have all reopened.

WATERFORD: The Promenade in Tramore has been closed as a precaution.


As far as public transport is concerned, DART services were suspended between Greystones and Bray due to a points failure on Friday morning, while Rosslare services operated only between Rosslare Europort and Wicklow.

Irish Rail reported that several services across the country may be delayed due to the effects of the storm; more information is available on the Irish Rail website.

A status orange weather warning remains in place for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare until 5pm on Friday evening; the warning expired for the rest of the country at 9am on Friday.