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#Ophelia: Almost 40 Kildare Roads Blocked, Or Shut. – Kfm Radio

37 routes in Kildare have been impacted by fallen trees, fallen debris, or electricity cables:

Several trees are blocking the road between Punchestown and Beggars End

Fallen cables have been reported in the vicinity of the Eagle Hill B& B in Suncroft.

Up to 60 cattle are loose on the Mondello Road

A fallen tree is blocking the road at the Canal Bank, in Ardclough

A tree is blocking the Newbridge to Athgarvan Road just after The Gables

The local Naas/Rathangan Rd is fully blocked at Blacktrench due to a fallen tree.

There’s a fallen tree on the Maynooth/Leixlip Rd near the entrance to Carton House.

There is a fallen tree on the Rockfied Rd in Athy, near St Vincent’s Hospital.

The road from Landenstown to Hatters Cross and Downings to Prosperous is blocked by fallen trees.

There is a tree down on The Straffan to Kill Road at Ballyhaise.

The Newbridge to Rathangan road closed because of a fallen tree.

Ellistown to Rathangan Road is closed

Kilmeague Road is closed at Ellison House Pub

Blackberry Lane in Newbridge is closed

Red Lane Newbridge/Naas is closed

The Ballymore to Lemonstown Road

Main road in Eadestown is closed just before the church.

Trees are down in Morell Dale, and Caragh Green

The Mill Road, Castledermot

The road between Netownhortland and Tiermoghan NS.  in Donadea. A tree is resting on electricity cables.

Barretstown Road, Newbridge, closed near graveyard

Kilmeague Village: a tree has brought down electricity cables.

Bodenstown to Kill to Road between Bodenstown Graveyard and Sherlockstown cross-road.

The Naas/Newbridge Rd at Willowbrook Nursing Home.

The Naas/Rathangan Rd at Blacktrench .

Sherlockstown Road at the commons (two trees).

Electricity pole down at Millicent Cross, Firmount side, live wires on the ground.

Mullane Cross to Kildoon Cross.

Brownstown to Suncroft.

Several trees are blocking various parts of the N81at the Blue Gardenia.

Boherguy Road , Maddenstown, the Curragh: a live electricity wire is lying across the road.

The Naas to Kilcullen Road (two trees at separate locations).

The Athy to Ballintubber Road at the Ballintubber Bridge.

The Hill of Allen.

The Tipper Road at the back of Naas Racecourse

The road between Randoon Hill and Sallins, at what’s locally known as the “bad bend.”

The road from Prosperous to Ballinafagh Lake.

The “Long Road” from Maynooth/Prosperous in to Rathcoffey.

**Image damage wrought by Storm Ophelia on to the roof of Kilcullen Church. Image courtesy The Kilcullen Diary


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