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24 Sept 2022

Flooding cuts off part of popular forest walk

Part of Drumboe Wood riverside walk submerged - local GAA pitch flooded too

Flooding cuts off part of popular forest walk

Part of the forest walk that is currently under water at Drumboe, Stranorlar

The popular riverside walk at Drumboe Wood is underwater.

Last night's torrential rain has taken the stretch that runs adjacent to the River Finn and is a much-used recreational path for walkers from Stranorlar, Ballybofey, and beyond.

This area is often affected when there is a downpour but last night's rain has covered many parts that have escaped in the past.

It has stopped regulars however as many people enjoyed the alternative routes they've had to take but caution is urged as there are flooded parts affecting these alternative routes too.

On the other side of the river, the local Sean MacCumhaill's GAA Club has had to postpone a ladies' game due to take place on the practice field this morning due to flooding. It has submerged one corner making it unsuitable for a game.

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