Water restrictions nationwide: The full list of areas affected

Details of Dublin restrictions to be announced later on Friday

Horses in the water on Rusheen beach during sunny weather in Co Galway. Photograph: Reuters

Horses in the water on Rusheen beach during sunny weather in Co Galway. Photograph: Reuters

 

Water restrictions are in place in a number of areas across Ireland as the country is experiencing a drought after no significant rain for more than three weeks.

Met Éireann’s yellow status drought advisory remains in place until midday on Friday.

Irish Water said the restrictions vary from area to area but the majority are night time restrictions from 10pm to 6/7am and have been in place for the last two weeks.

List of areas with water restrictions are currently in place:

Carlow

Clonegal, Fennagh, Ballon, Myshall

Clare

Ballymacraven

Cork

Kilbrin

Galway

Creggacareen, Inis Oirr, Inis Meain, Kilcarna, Letterfrack, Ballyconnelly, Cill Ronain

Kerry

Caherdaniel, Annascaul, Rathmore

Kilkenny

Bennettsbridge

Laois

The Swan, Newtown

Limerick

Hospital, Herbertstown, Knocklong, Oola

Longford

Smear

Offaly

Dunkerrin

Tipperary

Toomevara

Waterford

Old Parish, Lemybrien

Westmeath

Athlone

Wexford

Kildavin