A Kerrykeel man who lives fifty yards from the Ford Bridge in Kerrykeel has praised the reaction of the Milford Garda Station and the local community for all their hard work during the flash floods that took place on Tuesday night.
Pat Murphy lives adjacent to the local football field that was one of the first areas to be hit on Tuesday night.
Flood waters crashed into his garden, flooding his shed.
“My garden is to the back of the football field. At half five the floodwater was half way up my garden and had risen the height of six blocks on my garden shed,” he said.
Everything that was in the shed was destroyed during the rising flood.
“I had a good lawn mower, strimmers, chainsaw and a lot of other things in the shed. It was all destroyed,” he said.
Despite the fact that the flood waters destroyed a lot of his belongings, Pat was relieved that no one was harmed and that the community came out in their droves to help local fire station workers.
“It would lift your heart to see the community spirit and emergency workers were excellent,” he said.
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