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#Flooding

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

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

Feb 8th 2016, 5:05 PM 37,428 Views 25 Comments

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

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...
# Flood Warning
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# Flood Warning

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

Feb 6th 2016, 8:18 AM 22,080 Views 14 Comments

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

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend
# River Shannon
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# River Shannon

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

Feb 5th 2016, 11:47 AM 27,664 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 25th 2016, 11:18 PM 57,331 Views 23 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 20th 2016, 9:55 AM 7,316 Views 20 Comments

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.

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

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

Jan 18th 2016, 2:45 PM 22,736 Views 24 Comments

The worms were found in Scotland.

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

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

Jan 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 31,274 Views 52 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,036 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2016, 11:00 PM 19,154 Views 88 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,338 Views 45 Comments

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

There could be some further spot flooding tonight
# Wrap Up Warm
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# Wrap Up Warm

There could be some further spot flooding tonight

Jan 9th 2016, 7:43 PM 38,564 Views 31 Comments

And that’s before temperatures plummet next week.

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

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

Jan 8th 2016, 9:07 AM 10,754 Views 57 Comments

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

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today
# The Fallout
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# The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Jan 7th 2016, 5:25 PM 11,416 Views 29 Comments

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

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight
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# Flooding

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Jan 7th 2016, 7:51 AM 18,749 Views 3 Comments

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

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue
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# Flooding

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue

Jan 6th 2016, 9:45 PM 36,863 Views 30 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 6th 2016, 1:20 PM 21,169 Views 83 Comments

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

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening

Jan 6th 2016, 11:34 AM 33,301 Views 32 Comments

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

This is how the government is responding to the flooding
# The Clean-up
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# The Clean-up

This is how the government is responding to the flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:47 PM 37,588 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2016, 5:45 PM 17,893 Views 61 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2016, 1:58 PM 25,183 Views 63 Comments

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

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding
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# Weather

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 13,575 Views 18 Comments

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming)
# Floods Latest
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# Floods Latest

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming)

Jan 4th 2016, 9:52 PM 65,509 Views 69 Comments

Wet and windy weather will spread from the southwest on Wednesday.

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters
# Making A Splash
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# Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

Jan 4th 2016, 7:21 PM 36,887 Views 253 Comments

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk
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# Weather Warning

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk

Jan 3rd 2016, 9:20 PM 96,081 Views 67 Comments

A number of roads are impassable.

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight
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# Rainfall

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:37 PM 100,479 Views 110 Comments

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods

Jan 2nd 2016, 6:04 PM 33,060 Views 27 Comments

Houses and businesses have been destroyed in towns across the country.

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 7:38 PM 23,424 Views 33 Comments

The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding
# Underwater
# Underwater

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding

Dec 31st 2015, 7:00 PM 10,131 Views 4 Comments

The River Slaney has burst its banks.

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups

Dec 31st 2015, 4:45 PM 51,235 Views 23 Comments

Several roads are impassable due to flooding, and many homes without power.

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland
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# Rescue

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Dec 31st 2015, 10:10 AM 9,905 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power

Dec 30th 2015, 10:35 PM 153,131 Views 111 Comments

Storm Frank also caused havoc in Northern Ireland, Northern England and Scotland.

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
# Good Will
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# Good Will

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding

Dec 30th 2015, 9:23 PM 44,043 Views 24 Comments

What an offer.

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
# Good Will
# Good Will

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding

Dec 30th 2015, 9:11 PM 6,802 Views 2 Comments

What an offer.

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are
# Under Water
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# Under Water

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are

Dec 30th 2015, 5:41 PM 49,159 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way
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# Weather

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Dec 30th 2015, 12:35 PM 28,369 Views 40 Comments

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity
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5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity

Dec 29th 2015, 10:39 PM 117,583 Views 83 Comments

Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

Dec 29th 2015, 8:20 PM 32,876 Views 32 Comments

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year
# Deployments
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# Deployments

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

Dec 29th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,638 Views 16 Comments

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached
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# Japan

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached

Dec 29th 2015, 9:50 AM 35,069 Views 13 Comments

They want the winnings donated to flood victims.

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Dec 28th 2015, 8:12 PM 29,655 Views 63 Comments

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.