News from Shannon Harbour
The past week has seen catastrophic flooding around the country, and the river Shannon has been especially devastating to its neighbours. One of them is Shannonbridge dairy farmer John Claffey, the secretary of the Shannon Flood Committee in the IFA.
Weekly podcast: flooding, forestry, LacPatrick and young beef farmer
A farmer who was forced from his home by flood waters now expects to spend Christmas alone in a small caravan in Co Offaly. Drystock farmer Paddy Towey, 61, was forced from his home in Shannon Harbour by floodwater on Sunday. “It came on to the road ...
FLOODING: Farmer forced off his land to spend Christmas in small caravan
After the high levels of rainfall carried by Storm Desmond, further rainfall and wind warnings have been issued by Met Éireann, leading to an alert of severe flooding along parts of the River Shannon. The Office of Public Works (OPW) Hydrometric ...
Flooding of River <b>Shannon</b> to move into &#39;severe risk category&#39;
Recurring flood problems impacting on thousands of farmers and householders in the Shannon Callows area will be the focus of a public consultation day by the Office of Public Works (OPW) next week. The consultation day – at the Shannon Harbour ...
Farmers to meet over flooding in <b>Shannon</b> Callows
1 HISTORIC SITE: Clonony Castle, complete with resident ghost, was given by Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn's father. When American ballerina Rebecca Armstrong Black set eyes on the ruined 15th century Clonony Castle near Shannon Harbour, it was love at ...
Heritage tours (and ghost) doing a roaring trade at Henry VIII&#39;s castle
We also own a B+B down the road at Shannon Harbour for the past 14 years." Beef: "We keep 82 British Friesians. We have a 12 unit milking parlour. It's a hectic time on the farm at the moment - 50 of the cows have calved in the past 14 days." Calving ...
Twin calves with different sires thriving well on Offaly farm
Photos from Shannon Harbour
Weather from Shannon Harbour
Monday, 05 of December
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy 1.8º C
Maximum: 6º C
Low: 6° C
Humidity: 80%%
Visibility: 13.0 km
Monday, 05 of December
Day
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
Maximum: 6º C
Low: 6° C
Tuesday, 06 of December
Day
Chance of Rain
Chance of Rain
Maximum: 12º C
Low: 11° C
Wednesday, 07 of December
Day
Chance of Rain
Chance of Rain
Maximum: 13º C
Low: 9° C
Thursday, 08 of December
Day
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
Maximum: 10º C
Low: 7° C
Hotels
Brosna Lodge Hotel Brosna Lodge Hotel
Main Street
Banagher
The Stables Guesthouse B&B The Stables Guesthouse B&B
6 Oxmantown Mall
Birr
Townsend House Guest House Townsend House Guest House
Townsend Street
Birr