09
February
2020

Flood Risk along Fingal coastline

Flood Risk along Fingal coastline

There is a high risk of flooding in Fingal as a result of high tides coinciding with rain and strong winds.

Residents and motorists in the following areas are advised to be particularly aware of the threat posed and to park in areas prone to flooding:

Sutton: Strand Road
Malahide: Estuary Road, Bissett’s Strand.
Portmarnock: Roundabout, Coast Road (R106 Portmarnock/Baldoyle) and Drumnigh Road.
Skerries: Harbour Road, Miller’s Lane and Skerries Rugby Club.
Balbriggan: Quay Street car park.
Rush: Sprout Road, Sailing Club and Channel road.
Portrane: Burrow Beach. 02 2020
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Original SMS Content: Residents/motorists in Sutton, Malahide, Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Skerries, Balbriggan, Rush, Portrane are advsied to be aware of flooding risks due to high tides

Author; Fingal County Council Categories: Flood Risk, Fingal County Council

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Fingal County Council

Fingal County Council launche dthis Fingal Alerts service during 2014. This means that if you live or work in Fingal then you can receive alerts directly from the Council as soon as they are issued through the service by SMS Text Message, Email, Smartphone App and social media. It is free to register for an account and Fingal County Council also deliver the text messages so there is no charge to receive text message alerts. Fingal County Council currently provides alerts for the following service categories:
  1. Water Alerts via Irish Water: Text and Email alerts for Water Disruptions, Burst Mains or Boil Water Notifications
  2. Scheduled Road Works and Road Closures: Alerts will include affected areas and offer advice on diversions
  3. Flood Alerts: If there is a risk of flooding for a specific area then you will receive SMS, App and Email alerts
  4. Severe Weather Warnings: Orange and Red status alerts issued by Met Eireann forward on by the Council
  5. Planning Alerts: Local Planning Application Alerts and Local Area Plan Updates
  6. Community Alerts: These will be used for local events taking place in Fingal, eg. Festivals, Parades, etc.