Report: Street Light Damaged By Bin Truck

12:05 Aug 20 2018 Near 53.287356656875,-9.0023659569248

On Friday 17th August 2018 a bin truck reversed into street light 8 in Cluain Ard estate, BallyBane, Galway. The light fixture fell from the pole and shattered in the adjacent garden. The lamp post bent into the nearby wall, knocking the capstones into the adjacent garden.

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Theo McLoughlin (Aug 21 2018)
this is 1st report to TMcL. It would be very welcome to know which Bin Lorry company was involved in this incident. Electric Skyline Ltd, Galway City Council Electrical Contractor has been made aware of the incident and damage to GCC infrastructure. The site will be inspected.
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Galway City Council Customer Service (Aug 29 2018)
The details have been forwarded to ESB Networks who confirmed that the maintenance of this pole is their responsibility.
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