Longford Council warning over large overhead branches on N4

ESB crews have begun clean up and repair operations across the network this morning.

245,000 people remain without power – with some expected to be without supply – for up to 10 days.

Longford County Council has also issued the following update on roads throughout the county:


Please be aware of fallen trees, branches, electricity wires and debris on the roads and walk ways. Crews are mobile from 7am this morning dealing with the clean up

There is a large broken branch hanging dangerously over the N4. Travelling from Edgeworthstown to Longford, it is approx. 2km past the goldsmith roundabout. The large branch is broken at the top of the tree and is hanging directly over the road.

Abbeylara to Coole Cross Road 2 Trees Down. Road Closed

Farragh Killoe (between Cullyfad & Rhyne road) at Mc Carthy’s

Tree Down at Newpark Lanesboro. Road Closed.

Tree down at Abbeyderg, Kenagh. Road Closed

2 trees down from Legan to Rossowen.

Corboy Church Tree Down.

Mc Giffs Cross to Cashel Road Branch broke off tree and is leaning across on tree the other side of road and has formed a bridge

Large Tree down at Lisreevagh, Lanesboro

Tree down at Curragh Road, Moydow

Tree down at Legga Church. Road Closed

Local Road Mullinroe Cross to Mullinaghta GAA Pitch closed due to a fallen tree
A tree is down at Esker Cross heading to Drumlish. Road is passable please approach with extreme care.

The Toneymore to Abbeylara Road is closed due to a fallen Tree.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution on the Road off the N4 heading to Cullyfad a tree is resting on telephone wires.