An aerial view of the flooding in Leitrim Village taken this afternoon (Wednesday) by Mark Kelly - Twitter.com/@thewateredge
Irish Rail confirmed yesterday that services between Dublin and Sligo are running with delays as a result of flooding between Dromod and Longford.
Footage posted online this afternoon by renowned author Michael Harding gives an indication of the extent to which the River Shannon has risen in recent times.
Sligo train negotiates the Shannon near Carrick on Shannon pic.twitter.com/54oPe10R7R— Michael Harding (@hardingmichael) February 26, 2020
Update: The situation has improved between Dromod and Longford, currently delays of up to 10 minutes are being experienced on Sligo/Connolly and Connolly/Sligo services. -CL https://t.co/y4pksQI9gP— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) February 26, 2020
Leitrim County Council earlier issued a statement in which they provided an update in relation to the work being carried out in Carrick-on-Shannon and Leitrim Village to prevent flooding.