Up to 60 volunteers clean up south Kerry town hit by storm

Waterville after storm, January 3rd, 2013. Photo taken by Darragh Courtney.   Up to 60 people have joined forces to clean up a south Kerry town which was badly hit in the recent storms. The promenade in Waterville was left covered in debris. Winds of up to 130 kilometres per hour coupled with extreme high tides caused a multitude of debris including rocks and seaweed to be washed ashore. Mick O’Dwyer Park was also damaged by the storms. Brendan Donnelly from the local Tidy Towns group has paid tribute to the group of volunteers who helped in the major clean up and provided refreshments. He said the small sea walls remain damaged following the adverse weather.