How To Drive in Heavy Rains – AA Ireland

The weather in Ireland is unpredictable and so heavy rain is always a possibility. If you are travelling and flooding does occur, the best bet is to avoid badly affected routes if possible. Reduce your speed and double the distance between you and the car in front. Separately, check out some tips from our AA… Continue reading How To Drive in Heavy Rains – AA Ireland

Disruption to some Irish Rail services due to flooding

Carrick-on-Shannon to Longford section of Sligo to Dublin rail line According to Iarnród Éireann, the Sligo/ Dublin Connolly service between Longford and Carrick-on-Shannon is expected to remain closed due to flooding until at least Saturday (12th). The line has been closed since Sunday 6th Dec. Alternative arrangements are in place for the following services as… Continue reading Disruption to some Irish Rail services due to flooding

The Do's and Don'ts of driving through flooded plains

Excess surface water has been leading to some difficult driving conditions in parts of Munster, Connacht and Leinster over the last day or so. If you’re unsure of your route home this evening be sure to check our Roadwatch site for the latest updates. You can also view our advice on driving through floods and… Continue reading The Do's and Don'ts of driving through flooded plains

AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles

Following spells of localized flooding and excess surface water, AA Rescue who have been particularly busy in Cork this morning, is advising motorists whose vehicles have been partially or fully submerged in flood water to check their vehicles for signs of damage. “It was a hideous morning in Cork and from early on we were… Continue reading AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles

AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles

Following Monday’s flash floods in Ulster and Leinster in particular, AA Rescue has been particularly busy in the Dublin and East coast areas with water damaged vehicles. The AA is now advising motorists whose vehicles have been partially or fully submerged in flood water to inspect their vehicles for signs of damage. “On Monday evening… Continue reading AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles