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#Flooding

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage
# Counting The Cost
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# Counting The Cost

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage

Feb 11th 2014, 6:05 PM 8,300 Views 54 Comments

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes
# Say What?
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# Say What?

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

Feb 9th 2014, 7:10 PM 7,171 Views 4 Comments

“I am so far away. I don’t know where I am or what happened.”

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding

Feb 9th 2014, 4:38 PM 12,574 Views 5 Comments

The orange weather alert has been lifted but more stormy weather is expected over the next week.

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise
# Rivers Run High
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# Rivers Run High

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise

Feb 8th 2014, 1:05 PM 13,232 Views 22 Comments

There have been no reports of major flooding episodes overnight but heavy rain will continue over the next few days.

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms
# Storm Brigid
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# Storm Brigid

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms

Feb 8th 2014, 10:00 AM 30,355 Views 12 Comments

Incredible shots of nature from Ireland’s amateur and professional photographers.

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones
# In Hot Water
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# In Hot Water

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones

Feb 8th 2014, 8:00 AM 22 Views 31 Comments

There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding
# Floody Nightmare
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# Floody Nightmare

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Feb 6th 2014, 9:20 PM 9,430 Views 26 Comments

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.

Tánaiste admits Tallaght Hospital is understaffed
# A Dáil Afternoon
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# A Dáil Afternoon

Tánaiste admits Tallaght Hospital is understaffed

Feb 6th 2014, 2:16 PM 6,059 Views 21 Comments

However, Eamon Gilmore says the situation continues to improve with the number of patients on trolleys declining.

A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free
# Stormwatch
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# Stormwatch

A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free

Feb 6th 2014, 10:01 AM 18,538 Views 16 Comments

Enjoy it while it lasts.

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues
# Batten Down The Hatches
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Feb 5th 2014, 9:45 PM 18,184 Views 8 Comments

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers
# Communications
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# Communications

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers

Feb 5th 2014, 1:21 PM 7,372 Views 7 Comments

The company warned that another 10,000 customers could be impacted over the coming days.

'The government can't make insurance companies insure people'
# Cover Me
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# Cover Me

'The government can't make insurance companies insure people'

Feb 4th 2014, 8:31 PM 18,350 Views 56 Comments

Brian Hayes told the Dáil that those living in flood plains not being insured was a “commercial issue”.

More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads
# Weather Watch
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# Weather Watch

More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads

Feb 4th 2014, 6:24 PM 18,104 Views 16 Comments

That’s the message from the Road Safety Authority today, as Met Éireann predicts more bad weather.

'The fact that something becomes a human right, doesn't mean that it's always free'
# Water Charges
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# Water Charges

'The fact that something becomes a human right, doesn't mean that it's always free'

Feb 4th 2014, 5:23 PM 8,885 Views 72 Comments

Also during Leaders’ Questions: The Taoiseach said €15 million was being made available to deal with the immediate effects of the recent flooding.

Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today
# Oireachtas Agenda
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# Oireachtas Agenda

Whistleblowers, charities, Phil Hogan... and everything else happening in Leinster House today

Feb 4th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,483 Views 6 Comments

What’s going on down on Kildare Street? Well, you asked…

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores
# Batten Down The Hatches
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# Batten Down The Hatches

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores

Feb 4th 2014, 8:07 AM 25,327 Views 34 Comments

Another storm swell is on its way bringing wet and windy weather.

Funding could be made available for floods clean-up
# High Water
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# High Water

Funding could be made available for floods clean-up

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 34,534 Views 51 Comments

Cork experienced heavy flooding at high tide this morning, while the damage caused in Limerick, Clare and elsewhere is being assessed today.

The Burning Question*: Should you use a big umbrella on busy streets?
# Dilemma
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# Dilemma

The Burning Question*: Should you use a big umbrella on busy streets?

Feb 3rd 2014, 3:00 PM 12,636 Views 30 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork
# Dowtcha Boy
# Dowtcha Boy

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:20 AM 43,083 Views 29 Comments

Nice day for a dip.

"A very grim situation": Further flooding expected this morning at high tide
# Storm Bridget
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# Storm Bridget

"A very grim situation": Further flooding expected this morning at high tide

Feb 3rd 2014, 7:58 AM 19,688 Views 32 Comments

Met Éireann’s orange weather warning is due to remain in place until 3pm today.

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation
# The Aftermath
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# The Aftermath

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:11 PM 25,366 Views 35 Comments

Junior Minister Jan O’Sullivan said the flooding was of such magnitude that it requires a national response.

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'
# IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES
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# IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'

Jan 29th 2014, 6:49 PM 20,942 Views 39 Comments

A further assessment of flood risk is due to be carried out by Met Éireann tomorrow.

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris
# Oh Merde
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# Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

Jan 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,544 Views 18 Comments

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

Road Safety Authority urges caution while driving in stormy weather
# Storm
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# Storm

Road Safety Authority urges caution while driving in stormy weather

Jan 6th 2014, 3:30 PM 8,414 Views 12 Comments

If you’re reading this while driving, we advise you to pull over.

Storm a-brewin’: Met Éireann upgrades weather warning ahead of Atlantic storm
# Weather
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# Weather

Storm a-brewin’: Met Éireann upgrades weather warning ahead of Atlantic storm

Jan 5th 2014, 7:55 PM 104,403 Views 104 Comments

A status yellow weather warning has been upgraded to orange in some areas.

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop
# Stormwatch
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# Stormwatch

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop

Jan 4th 2014, 7:43 PM 60,319 Views 67 Comments

As wintry showers continue in parts, snow is expected on high ground but could affect low-lying regions.

Making The Most of It Pic of the Day
# Gone Fishin
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# Gone Fishin

Making The Most of It Pic of the Day

Jan 4th 2014, 8:44 AM 21,656 Views 13 Comments

These lads in Co Louth are fishing for compliments, surely…

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides
# Orange Alert
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# Orange Alert

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:56 AM 28,168 Views 19 Comments

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures
# Outside Is Frightful
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# Outside Is Frightful

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures

Jan 1st 2014, 1:36 PM 24,416 Views 28 Comments

A number of travel routes in coastal areas of Louth, Dublin and Wicklow with AA Roadwatch urging motorists to take extra care.

'The council have gone off on their holidays':  Angry flood victim confronts Cameron
# England
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# England

'The council have gone off on their holidays': Angry flood victim confronts Cameron

Dec 27th 2013, 5:36 PM 12,392 Views 27 Comments

A woman in the village of Yalding told the British Prime Minister she had been left stranded, and that there were no officials available to answer the phone.

WATCH: Seal pups "overrun" a UK wildlife centre after tidal surge
# Puppy Power
# Puppy Power

WATCH: Seal pups "overrun" a UK wildlife centre after tidal surge

Dec 11th 2013, 12:51 PM 1,316 Views 0 Comments

They miss their mums. We want to give them all a home.

Ireland gives 4,500 blankets, 150 tents and 2,100 mosquito nets to Niger
# Irish Aid
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# Irish Aid

Ireland gives 4,500 blankets, 150 tents and 2,100 mosquito nets to Niger

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:30 AM 3,530 Views 16 Comments

About 8,500 families have been displaced because of recent flooding.

South warned to brace for heavy rain
# Flooding
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# Flooding

South warned to brace for heavy rain

Oct 1st 2013, 8:27 PM 26,142 Views 48 Comments

Spot flooding is being forecast for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford, with up to 60mm of rain set to fall in the coming days.

Last six people missing from Colorado flooding are found alive and well
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Last six people missing from Colorado flooding are found alive and well

Sep 24th 2013, 10:46 PM 5,554 Views 13 Comments

Eight deaths have been confirmed and one woman is missing and unaccounted for.

€10 million set aside for Letterkenny hospital rebuild
# Letterkenny Hospital
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# Letterkenny Hospital

€10 million set aside for Letterkenny hospital rebuild

Sep 17th 2013, 6:24 PM 3,945 Views 11 Comments

The hospital was destroyed during floods earlier this year.

Here’s what happened today: Saturday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

Sep 14th 2013, 7:50 PM 12,092 Views 5 Comments

The Dublin-based doctor whose family was killed in a fire in England speaks for the first time, four dead in Colorado flooding and a deal on Syria. Here’s how Saturday played out…

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick
# Water
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# Water

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick

Aug 26th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,050 Views 17 Comments

The city council said there was some flooding in the area but no property was affected.

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today
# Letterkenny General Hospital
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# Letterkenny General Hospital

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today

Aug 20th 2013, 7:50 AM 2,664 Views 0 Comments

The hospital says that non-emergency patients should still seek the advice of their GPs as the emergency department continues to reopen.