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Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding
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Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding

Dec 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 18,912 Views 29 Comments

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.

Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly
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Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly

Dec 27th 2015, 9:25 PM 35,599 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened near the town of Pollagh.

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise
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Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Dec 27th 2015, 2:07 PM 25,315 Views 22 Comments

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters
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Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters

Dec 27th 2015, 10:42 AM 18,741 Views 11 Comments

Homes across the north of England have been evacuated and a meeting of the COBRA emergency committee has been called.

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?
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The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Dec 15th 2015, 5:25 PM 219 Views 78 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly
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Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly

Dec 14th 2015, 11:30 PM 10,969 Views 42 Comments

Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue
# More To Come
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# More To Come

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

Dec 14th 2015, 6:09 PM 35,354 Views 28 Comments

Met Éireann says the south and south-west will be hit heaviest in coming days.

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe
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# Batten Down The Hatches

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

Dec 14th 2015, 6:10 AM 44,477 Views 25 Comments

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 13th 2015, 7:56 PM 19,380 Views 10 Comments

River Shannon flooding, Conor McGregor’s big win and a police shooting in LA had everyone talking.

People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding
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# Sandbags

People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding

Dec 13th 2015, 12:13 PM 20,532 Views 52 Comments

The ESB says that river flowing through the Parteen Weir is set to increase.

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters
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Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

Dec 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 114 Views 36 Comments

The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.

Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow
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# Flooding

Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow

Dec 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 56,031 Views 52 Comments

People living near the river between Chapelizod and Island Bridge have been advised to move cars from underground car parks.

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...
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# Severe Flooding

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Dec 12th 2015, 12:01 AM 35,181 Views 7 Comments

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon
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# Happy Ending

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Dec 11th 2015, 11:45 PM 30,828 Views 31 Comments

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today
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# Goodwill

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today

Dec 11th 2015, 5:53 PM 24,125 Views 131 Comments

Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.

Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising
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# Severe Floods

Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising

Dec 11th 2015, 3:37 PM 32,837 Views 39 Comments

Thousands of sandbags have been distributed in the worst-hit areas.

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets
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# Rising Waters

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Dec 10th 2015, 3:55 PM 29,748 Views 61 Comments

Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river
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# Storm Desmond

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river

Dec 10th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,779 Views 33 Comments

Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond
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Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Dec 9th 2015, 10:03 AM 18,500 Views 5 Comments

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)
# More Bad News
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# More Bad News

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Dec 8th 2015, 7:35 PM 49,863 Views 26 Comments

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage
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# Storm Desmond

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage

Dec 7th 2015, 11:32 PM 39,762 Views 93 Comments

People affected by flooding may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme.

Calls for national emergency plan to be enacted to deal with flooding
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# No Messing About

Calls for national emergency plan to be enacted to deal with flooding

Dec 6th 2015, 2:29 PM 20,564 Views 52 Comments

Irish farmers have called for a national emergency plan to be enacted to deal with the damage.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 5th 2015, 7:53 PM 18,924 Views 2 Comments

Storm Desmond, Pauline Tully and the California shooting had everyone talking today.

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country
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# Storm Desmond

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country

Dec 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 82,007 Views 31 Comments

Some roads are impassable with serious flooding in some areas.

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic
# Chancer
# Chancer

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Dec 4th 2015, 10:23 AM 8,130 Views 1 Comment

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

This Mayo pub had the best possible response to getting flooded at the weekend
# A Wee Drop
# A Wee Drop

This Mayo pub had the best possible response to getting flooded at the weekend

Nov 16th 2015, 9:44 AM 8,053 Views 3 Comments

Heroes.

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place
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# River Lee

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Oct 27th 2015, 10:08 PM 28,531 Views 34 Comments

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

Court rules ESB 60% liable for flood damage at UCC campus in 2009
# Cork City
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# Cork City

Court rules ESB 60% liable for flood damage at UCC campus in 2009

Oct 6th 2015, 6:20 AM 19,910 Views 25 Comments

Thirty acres of the 80 acre campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings were damaged in the floods.

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms
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# Flooding

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

Oct 4th 2015, 1:35 PM 31,265 Views 9 Comments

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past
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# A River Ran Through It

Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past

Sep 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 61,511 Views 37 Comments

A divided religious community led by a convicted child abuser lost 12 women and children this week.

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures
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# Dangerous

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures

Sep 14th 2015, 4:40 PM 28,281 Views 14 Comments

Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.

Man dies after getting caught in floods on Achill Island
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Man dies after getting caught in floods on Achill Island

Sep 14th 2015, 10:40 AM 27,298 Views 6 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

The weather isn't going to be much better today
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The weather isn't going to be much better today

Sep 12th 2015, 11:13 AM 10,152 Views 30 Comments

Stay in your pyjamas, get onto the couch and fire up the TV.

Be careful out there, some horrible weather is on the way
# Weather Warning
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# Weather Warning

Be careful out there, some horrible weather is on the way

Sep 10th 2015, 10:44 PM 63,932 Views 61 Comments

Heavy rain is expected right across the country.

Don't worry Galway, the floods are nearly gone
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# Rain

Don't worry Galway, the floods are nearly gone

Aug 4th 2015, 8:24 AM 23,461 Views 7 Comments

It’s just raining now.

There's ANOTHER tiger on the loose after those floods in Georgia
# Not Again
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# Not Again

There's ANOTHER tiger on the loose after those floods in Georgia

Jun 19th 2015, 10:36 PM 12,739 Views 8 Comments

The first was killed after mauling a man to death this week.

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
# Extreme Weather
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# Extreme Weather

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales

Apr 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 13,175 Views 6 Comments

Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.

Batten those hatches - there's bad weather on the way
# Orange Warning
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# Orange Warning

Batten those hatches - there's bad weather on the way

Feb 22nd 2015, 7:59 PM 60,793 Views 46 Comments

Met Éireann announced the warning today.

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods
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# Monsoon

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods

Dec 27th 2014, 5:41 PM 10,015 Views 14 Comments

“The PM needs time to take a break.”

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Nov 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 8,432 Views 0 Comments

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