Storm Gerrit / Status Orange Weather Warning

Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange warning for heavy rainfall in Kerry which will be in effect from 8pm on St Stephen’s Day to midnight (12am) on Thursday. Intense heavy showers are forecast and there is a likelihood of localised flooding in many areas on Tuesday night and throughout Wednesday.

Kerry County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team has alerted crews across the county who will be on standby to any issues which might arise. The Council’s emergency phone number will be available for the duration of the weather warning and can be contacted on 066 7183588.

As a precaution, Kerry County Council is making sandbags available to members of the public at the following locations (from 3.30pm today):

Kenmare Area

  • The Square Kenmare
  • Creamery Car park
  • Pier road at Kenmare
  • Scarteen Park
  • Cill Mhuire Estate
  • Finnihy Banks Estate

Sneem Area

Waterville Road

Dingle Area

  • Garda station
  • Dingle Council Depot

Castleisland Area

Depot beside Divane’s garage

Killarney Area

Council depot at Woodlands 

Killorglin Area

Council depot at Cromane Cross

Listowel Area

  • Listowel Fire Station
  • Ballybunion Fire Station

Tralee Area

  • Council Depot Rock Street
  • County Buildings inside main gate

Caherciveen Area

  • Fair Green in Caherciveen
  • Waterville Car park
  • Portmagee Car Park
Contact Us

Kerry County Council
Co Buildings,
Co. Kerry
Tel: 066/7183500
E:  [email protected] 

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