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19/09/2021

Torrential rainfall and flooding forces postponement of Longford parkrun

Torrential rainfall and flooding forces postponement of Longford parkrun

Flooding at The Mall in Longford town

Longford parkrun have announced this evening that tomorrow's (Saturday, February 22) event at The Mall (Albert Reynolds Peace Park) in Longford town has been postponed due to torrential rainfall and flooding. 

Also read: Longford County Council crews will be on standby to deal with weekend flooding 

Longford parkrun posted on Facebook this evening: "Sometimes as a team we have very difficult decisions to make and we have to base them on the health and safety of volunteers and participants.

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"The Mall has completely flooded in sections leaving it impossible for us to run as more rain falls tonight. Also two areas are cordoned off."

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SEND YOUR FLOODING PHOTOS TO newsroom@longfordleader.ie or tag the Longford Leader on social media 

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