The Barrow is the second largest river in Ireland at 81 miles long and it’s still waters run deep. A massive storm has seen the river rise to it’s highest levels since 2009. Thanks to Carlow County Council the effect of flooding has been minimised,
Unfortunately Graiguenamanagh suffered badly and there has been some small outbreaks of flooding around the county.
The Slaney, The Derry and the Burren are all on the rampage too and it is probably true to say that the smallest of the rivers, the Burren has flooded more extensively than the others.
With a break from the rain and a welcome appearance of the sun it was nice to get out and see some of the sights of the county on this Christmas break. Here are some images from across the county: