WATCH | Dangerous flash floods across Longford following torrential rainfall
Monsoon like rain has led to some severe flooding across Longford, particularly around Ballinalee, and a host of sports fixtures have also fallen foul of the heavy rainfall.
Dangerous flash flooding on Ballinalee/ Aughnacliff road. Please drive with extreme caution or not at all if possible— County Longford PPN (@LongfordPPN) August 10, 2019
Longford Town's Extra.ie FAI Cup 1st Round tie at home to Athlone Town, scheduled for City Callin Stadium, is OFF; while the two Mulleady Group Intermediate Football Championship matches Cashel v Sean Connolly's and Killashee v Ballymahon scheduled for this evening have been postponed. The Peter Hanley Motors Senior Football clash between Abbeylara and Killoe, fixed for Granard, has also been cancelled due to the torrential rain.
The Mostrim v Carrickedmond game is going ahead at Allen Park, Clonguish.
And while the heavens opened, Glennon Brothers Pearse Park played host to two Lidl Ladies All-Ireland senior football championship quarter-finals this afternoon, with Mayo and Galway accounting for Armagh and Waterford, respectively.
Comhgháirdeachas le Danielle Caldwell agus @Mayo_LGFA— Spórt TG4 (@SportTG4) August 10, 2019
After a tough and tight match Caldwell is today's Laoch na hImeartha@ConnachtLGFA @LadiesFootball @lidl_ireland #ProperFan #20x20 pic.twitter.com/uOKfGCDECm
Buailfidh @GalwayLgfa le @Mayo_LGFA in san leathchraobh tar éis an bua inniu@GalwayLgfa 1-12@WaterfordLGFA 2-04@LadiesFootball @MunsterLGFA @ConnachtLGFA @lidl_ireland @GAA_BEO #ProperFan #20x20 pic.twitter.com/3YV7z4eFb1— Spórt TG4 (@SportTG4) August 10, 2019
GALLERY | Flooding hell: Ballinalee resident feeling a bit safer as Longford County Council bring sand bags to combat flood threat https://t.co/YDL94WgkNj— Longford Leader (@Longford_Leader) August 10, 2019