Watch | Drone footage illustrates how high River Shannon has risen in Carrick-on-Shannon

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Drone footage shot by Jason McKeon yesterday (Wednesday) in Carrick-on-Shannon highlights the extent to which the River Shannon has risen in recent days.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited Carrick-on-Shannon to view the flooding and talk to business owners on Monday afternoon.

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Leitrim County Council advised yesterday that  they are "continuing the pumping of flood waters at strategic locations in both Leitrim Village and Carrick-on-Shannon and this is successfully managing the water levels in these locations."

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