Seán Walsh and Mary Forsey
just two of the many who came to the bridge area to see the floods.
chatting here with John Roche of the Suir Valley Photographic Group,
and her husband, Frank, on extreme right,
as they overlook the area from the Green Island footbridge abutment,
which was restored a short few years ago.
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Three days later, the flooding has eased considerably at Portlaw.
This shot taken from the bridge, showing the Clódagh overflowing into the now-defunct cotton-mill canal.
Meanwhile, the entire Suir valley is seriously flooded, affecting all towns adjacent to it.
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