13 November 2023

~1 minutes read

Business owners in Clarinbridge left devastated after Storm Debi

Share story:
Business owners in Clarinbridge left devastated after Storm Debi

Business owners in Clarinbridge have been left devastated after Storm Debi hit the country in the early hours of this morning.

East Galway, and many other parts of the country, endured a red wind alert last night, but it was the flooding that caused the most damage for businesses and households.

Financial support is being made available for householders affected by flooding in Galway according to Social Protection Minister Heather Humphreys

She has confirmed the income-tested Humanitarian Assistance Scheme will be offered to those who suffered damage in the wake of Storm Debi.

Minister Humphreys says the scheme will be extended to other affected areas as required.

Our reporter Sarah Slevin spoke to these business owners:

 

Share story:

UG lecturers embarking on nationwide comedy show focused on climate change

A nationwide comedy tour focused on climate change co-created by lecturers at University of Galway will get underway next week. We Built This City on Rock...

HSE confident contractor will be sought for long-awaited Spiddal Primary Care Centre next month

The HSE is confident that a contractor will be sought for a long awaited Primary Care Centre in Spiddal next month. It follows what have been described as...

Burst watermain cuts off supply in Moycullen area

Residents and businesses in Moyullen are without a supply of water today, due to a burst watermain in the area Works are underway to repair the watermain,...

Councillor Higgins calls for more government funding for city playgrounds

Councillor Clodagh Higgins is calling for more funding from Government to help Galway City Council to meet the cost of large-scale new playgrounds and the...