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Thomastown and Inistioge are likely to flood

Thomastown and Inistioge are likely to flood

Kilkenny County Council has been monitoring river levels throughout the day and advise as follows:

Nore levels at John’s Bridge Kilkenny are indicating that later this evening from 8pm onwards.  All businesses and homeowners should make arrangements to protect their properties.

Crews are mobilised and sandbags will be available from Thomastown Fire Station and in Inistioge from 6.30pm this evening.

Also to note is that the Circular Road, Ardaloo Road and Bleach Road are currently impassable. 01 2018
Original SMS Content: Water levels of Nore at John’s Bridge Kilkenny are indicating that Thomastown and Inistioge are likely to flood later this evening from 8pm onwards.

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Kilkenny County Council

Kilkenny County Council

Kilkenny County Council is now an official alerter on This means that if you live or work in Kilkenny then you can receive alerts directly from the Council as soon as they are issued through MapAlerter. It is free to register for an account and Kilkenny County Council also deliver the text messages so there is no charge to receive text message alerts. Kilkenny County Council currently provides alerts for the following service categories:
  1. Water Alerts via Irish Water: Text and Email alerts for Water Disruptions, Burst Mains or Boil Water Notifications
  2. Scheduled Road Works and Road Closures: Alerts will include affected areas and offer advice on diversions
  3. Flood Alerts: If there is a risk of flooding for a specific area then you will receive SMS, App and Email alerts
  4. Severe Weather Warnings: Orange and Red status alerts issued by Met Eireann forward on by the Council
  5. Planning Alerts: Local Planning Application Alerts and Local Area Plan Updates
  6. Community Alerts: These will be used for local events taking place in Donegal, eg. Festivals, Parades, etc.
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