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#Flooding

From TheJournal.ie Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home Laois County Council

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie 'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice Small Tsunami

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice

After the floods he said “it took a long time to get it right,” and that he can no longer get flood insurance.

From TheJournal.ie Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas Ko Samui

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

From TheJournal.ie Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public River Lee

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

From TheJournal.ie The River Shannon is in for a major dredging Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

From TheJournal.ie 'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again' Winter Storms

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

From TheJournal.ie In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak Taiwan This post contains images

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

From TheJournal.ie Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for Euro 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

From TheJournal.ie Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century Devastating Floods

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open* Limerick-ennis

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage Flood Relief

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage

Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

From TheJournal.ie Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast Houston

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

From TheJournal.ie More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater High Tide

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater

Millions of euro in damage has been caused by flooding in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding Orange Alert

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding

Motorists have been advised to change their travel plans and exercise extreme caution in coastal areas.

From TheJournal.ie A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years Floody Hell

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years

Another didn’t meet for six.

From TheJournal.ie Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible Rain Rain Go Away

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible

There’ll be a risk of flooding over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal' Fliuch Sake

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'

Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties Breakdown

Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties

Almost €500,000 has been provided to 424 households.

From TheJournal.ie Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland Weather Warnings

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland

Cork and Kerry have borne the brunt of the fierce weather.

From TheJournal.ie Get ready for four more days of miserable rain... Flood Warning

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...

It’s set to be wet and windy all weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend River Shannon

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

From TheJournal.ie Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties Spot Flooding

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

From TheJournal.ie Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed' Flood Defences

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding Record Breaking

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding

The worms were found in Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about Another Problem

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.

From TheJournal.ie TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds State Of The Nation

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims Flooding

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

From TheJournal.ie One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains Makes Sense

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains

That’s the advice of one Irish expert who has been analysing international floods.

From TheJournal.ie There could be some further spot flooding tonight Wrap Up Warm

There could be some further spot flooding tonight

And that’s before temperatures plummet next week.

From TheJournal.ie Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs Flooding

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

From TheJournal.ie Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight Flooding

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue Flooding

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue

The N25 Cork to Waterford Road between Killeagh and Castlemartyr is currently impassable and diversion routes have also deteriorated.

From TheJournal.ie People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year Damage

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening Flooding

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening

Dozens of school routes are being diverted and cancelled today due to flooding.

From TheJournal.ie This is how the government is responding to the flooding The Clean-up

This is how the government is responding to the flooding

Environment Minister Alan Kelly said local authorities have been provided with all the resources they requested.

From TheJournal.ie Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response Cork

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging Flooding

EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging

The European Commission has said any suggestion EU environmental rules are to blame for the recent severe flooding is “completely without foundation”.