MONAGHAN GROUP HELP FLOOD-HIT LIMERICK HOMEOWNERS

14 February 2014 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Cianna McNally

Homeowners in Limerick who were badly affected by the recent flooding in the county have been receiving help from a group of kindhearted Monaghan people.

Adam Brennan who is originally from Glaslough but is now living in Scotstown set up the Facebook page ‘Flood Relief Ireland’ in response to the damage caused by the flooding in the Kings Island area of Co Limerick.

He got in touch with a community group in the area and after finding out what was needed Adam and a number of other Monaghan people travelled down to the county last weekend with supplies of food, clothes and other household items.

Speaking to the Northern Standard Adam described the response to ‘Flood Relief Ireland’ as amazing and said that offers of help had been received from people across the country.

“We have had an amazing response from all over the country. You name it and people are offering it.”

He added that some volunteers were even heading down to Limerick in their own time to help out where they could. As Adam, who is an intern on the JobBridge scheme, spoke to the Northern Standard a number of radiators were en route to Limerick to help with the drying out of homes.

There are currently nine members in the …

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