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Audio: Morning Ireland: Flooding in Galway worsens

Morning Ireland: Flooding in Galway worsens
Wednesday November 25, 2009

Jim Fahy, Western Editor, reports that flooding conditions worsened in parts of Co Galway last night. John Murray meets residents of Ballinasloe and discusses the flood damage. John Murray talks to the people of Athleague in Co Roscommon about the flooding. Tony Mulcahy, Mayor of Clare, says that there is a fear flood waters will rise again. Bridie Willers, Fine Gael Councillor, says that all of rural Galway is in a state of shock. Conor Hunt reports on yesterday's debate in the Dáil on the flooding. Gabriel O'Keefe, HSE South Community Welfare Services, says that people should visit HSE's website for more information. Cian McCormack visits a flood-damaged house in Athlone and talks to its resident. Kevin 'Boxer' Moran, Fianna Fáil Councillor, says that the people of Athlone are devastated. Phil Hogan, Fine Gael, says that it is time to start designating areas 'disaster zones'.