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Tuesday, 14th January 2020

Council issues coastal flood warning for Louth - 14th January 2020

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Louth County Council have issued a warning that there is a high risk of coastal flooding in Louth as a result of a higher than normal spring tide.

This, along with the recent heavy rain has put some low lying areas of Drogheda at risk. The high tide is at 13.15 and the period of greatest risk is from 12.15 to 14.15.

The following areas are at risk and parking cars in these areas should be avoided.


  • Ship Street
  • North Quay
  • Wellington Quay
  • Marsh Road
  • Baltray


  • Inner relief road / Quay Street
  • Newry road,
  • Racecourse road.
  • Annagassan

Sand bags can be collected at the following locations:

Drogheda Fair Street Offices, Drogheda

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Blackrock Main Street, Carlingford at the Fire Station and outside Savages Butchers

Dundalk Machinery Yard, Ardee Road, Dundalk Town Hall, Crowe Street, Dundalk

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