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Dublin: 6 °C Sunday 26 January, 2020

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Nice day for a dip.

HEAVY RAINS AND high winds have led to flooding around the country this morning with Cork one of the worst-hit areas.

Oliver Plunkett St, one of Cork’s busiest shopping areas, is under a significant amount of water this morning… enough for a swim in fact.


Thanks to the reader who sent this clip into us

Meanwhile Princes St in Cork, which runs perpendicular to Oliver Plunkett Street, is suffering a similar fate this morning:

IMG_20140203_085404 Source: Aoife Danagher

Read: “A very grim situation”: Further flooding expected this morning at high tide>

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Emer McLysaght

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