Road flooded in Wexford amid heavy Christmas Day rain

A flooded road in south Wexford on Christmas Day
Road flooded in Wexford amid heavy Christmas Day rain

James Cox

A road near Adamstown in south Wexford was flooded as Christmas Day rain battered the country.

A status yellow rain warning remained in place until 11pm for those in Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow and Waterford.

Wexford County Council urged people not to travel in the county on Christmas Day unless completely necessary.

Some areas have been hit with severe flooding, with roads impassable and bridges collapsed.

Areas where roads are flooded or impassable in Wexford include Castlebridge (near Wexford Block), Carcur in Wexford Town, Carleys Bridge Enniscorthy and numerous other locations, including N25 flooding at Barntown Wexford.

For emergencies Wexford County Council can be reached on 1890 666777 or 087 7619555.

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