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IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods
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IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods

Aug 3rd 2013, 4:35 PM 9,038 Views 19 Comments

It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens
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Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:53 PM 36,082 Views 49 Comments

Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told TheJournal.ie that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days
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Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days

Jul 25th 2013, 4:58 PM 17,443 Views 16 Comments

Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.

Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts...
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Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts...

Dec 14th 2012, 12:13 PM 22,386 Views 62 Comments

It’s very wet today. Very, very wet.

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?
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Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Jan 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 94 Views 97 Comments

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain
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Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

Dec 16th 2011, 10:06 AM 1,694 Views 0 Comments

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

No repeat of last month's extreme flooding says Met Éireann
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No repeat of last month's extreme flooding says Met Éireann

Nov 17th 2011, 8:15 AM 2,377 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters are confident that the heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours will not cause the kind of flooding that hit the capital last month.

Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding
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Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Nov 8th 2011, 1:03 PM 1,085 Views 1 Comment

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek
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Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek

Nov 6th 2011, 5:43 PM 919 Views 5 Comments

The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.

DART passengers to face more disruptions
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DART passengers to face more disruptions

Oct 31st 2011, 2:09 PM 808 Views 9 Comments

The DART line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade will be closed for up to a fortnight as work to repair damage caused in last week’s floods continues.

Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding
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Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding

Oct 28th 2011, 7:30 AM 105 Views 1 Comment

Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.

TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals
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TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals

Oct 26th 2011, 1:30 PM 4,529 Views 34 Comments

And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.

Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims
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Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims

Oct 26th 2011, 11:26 AM 1,250 Views 12 Comments

Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.

Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat
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Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat

Oct 26th 2011, 10:35 AM 2,532 Views 4 Comments

Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.

Emergency status stood down as transport disruptions begin to ease
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Emergency status stood down as transport disruptions begin to ease

Oct 25th 2011, 8:33 PM 1,190 Views 1 Comment

Some public transport services are operating with disruption and delays this evening. Here’s the latest…

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Oct 25th 2011, 8:14 PM 5,192 Views 10 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?

Woman died in flooded Dublin basement as neighbours tried to save her
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Woman died in flooded Dublin basement as neighbours tried to save her

Oct 25th 2011, 6:13 PM 7,513 Views 20 Comments

The body of the Filipino woman was found when the fire brigade pumped water out of the basement in Crumlin this morning.

It's official: Dublin's rainfall was an all-time record
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It's official: Dublin's rainfall was an all-time record

Oct 25th 2011, 6:00 PM 4,163 Views 10 Comments

The rainfall in parts of Dublin was the highest daily rainfall for any day in October – with almost 3.5 inches falling in a day.

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD
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Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Oct 25th 2011, 5:42 PM 1,310 Views 12 Comments

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

GALLERY: The morning after the floods
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GALLERY: The morning after the floods

Oct 25th 2011, 5:40 PM 11,065 Views 7 Comments

The damage caused by last night’s dramatic floods was plain to see in the cold light of day – including an entire piece of garden decking floating down the Liffey. With pot plants attached.

Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead
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Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead

Oct 25th 2011, 4:39 PM 222 Views 0 Comments

Michael O’Neill’s Hoops will clinch the title again… if they win against UCD.

Here's what to do if your car is flooded...
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Here's what to do if your car is flooded...

Oct 25th 2011, 11:42 AM 11,875 Views 9 Comments

Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.

No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb
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No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb

Oct 25th 2011, 10:48 AM 5,886 Views 15 Comments

The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods
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Courts disrupted by Dublin floods

Oct 25th 2011, 10:38 AM 979 Views 0 Comments

All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.

More rain expected today
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More rain expected today

Oct 25th 2011, 10:09 AM 3,130 Views 6 Comments

Weather forecasters warn of heavy and thundery outburts, but say conditions will dry up later in the day.

Floodwaters recede but disruptions still in place across Dublin
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Floodwaters recede but disruptions still in place across Dublin

Oct 25th 2011, 9:45 AM 13,195 Views 22 Comments

Public transport services are running this morning with some disruption and delays. Here’s the latest…

WATCH: Videos of the severe flooding across Dublin
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WATCH: Videos of the severe flooding across Dublin

Oct 25th 2011, 1:03 AM 18,804 Views 16 Comments

Residents from across the city are posting footage of the extreme weather conditions. Dundrum Town Centre was flooded with water earlier this evening. Watch the dramatic video…

GALLERY: Dublin under water after torrential rainfall
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GALLERY: Dublin under water after torrential rainfall

Oct 25th 2011, 1:03 AM 16,835 Views 12 Comments

A gallery of readers’ photos from the heavy flooding in Dublin and the east.

Off-duty garda missing after falling into River Liffey near Blessington
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Off-duty garda missing after falling into River Liffey near Blessington

Oct 24th 2011, 11:16 PM 4,118 Views 17 Comments

A search is underway after the man, understood to be a member of the gardaí, fell into the River Liffey near Blessington.