11am Update – Roads and Floodings

The Kilgarvan road at Loo Bridge,  Molls Gap, the section of the N22 road at Glenflesk and the Barraduff Glenflesk road are all closed due to flooding. Diversion signage is being placed at Lissivigeen diverting traffic via Rathmore to Cork. The road from Glenflesk to the county bounds is also closed – anyone wishing to travel to or from Killarney is advised not to come by Macroom but to divert via Millstreet. Ballyseedy Road out past Ballyseedy Cottages is completely impassable according to Tralee gardai who  say the Tralee to Castlemaine road and the Fenit road are  also impassable. From the Farmer’s Bridge junction to the Rose Roundabout on the Tralee bypass, there’s water flowing across the road. There was a crashed car from an accident last night which has now been cleared. Kerry County Council says there’s flooding on the N86 at Annagh and Kennedy’s road while in Tralee, the road near the rugby club at Ballyard is also flooded. There’s a detour sign at Quills Cross to warn traffic from Castlemaine, that the road is flooded. flooding Severe flooding is also reported in and around Kenmare. There is a lot of surface water on the road from Tarbert to Limerick. Management at Killarney National Park are advising you to avoid the park today because of the severe weather conditions. Meanwhile Bus Eireann says its Route 40 Tralee/Cork service has been affected by the road closure at Glenflesk. Services will operate via Rathmore. Bus Eireann’s Killarney-Kenmare service has been cancelled until further notice and because of flooding on the Tralee/Castlemaine road, the Tralee/ Killorglin bus service will operate via Firies. Radio Kerry is getting reports that there’s a tree down between Currow Village and Killeentierna and that the Listowel/Tralee road has a large amount of surface water in places.