24/08/20

Storm Francis – Public Notice from National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Storm Francis – Public Notice from National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

Please note the following National Parks and Nature Reserves are closed due to the current weather warning issued by Met Éireann:

  • Connemara National Park, Co. Galway
  • Derryclare Nature Reserve, Co. Galway
  • Knockma Wood, near Tuam, Co. Galway
  • Laughil Wood, near Pontoon, Co. Mayo
  • Old Head Nature Reserve, Co. Mayo
  • Wild Nephin, Ballycroy National Park, Co. Mayo
  • The Raven Nature Reserve, Co. Wexford

The NPWS would ask the public for their ongoing cooperation on this matter by not entering these sites for the duration of these weather warnings. Further updates will be provided as the weather forecast becomes clearer and/or as Met Éireann weather advisory notices are updated – see www.meteireann.ie for weather warning and updates.

A status orange rainfall warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford – valid from 21:00 Monday 24/08/2020 to 17:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020

A status yellow wind warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Munster, Dublin, Wexford and Wicklow – valid from 06:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020 to 19:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued by Met Éireann for Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Clare, Limerick and Tipperary – valid from 21:00 Monday 24/08/2020 to 21:00 Tuesday 25/08/2020

Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, 23 Kildare Street, Dublin , D02 TD30. Tel: 01 631 3800 / LoCall: 1890 383 000

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