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Dublin: 6 °C Thursday 13 December, 2018

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From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise Storm Emma

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's been a nightmare': Parents of 5-year-old who drowned in Ballymena make plea for information Kayden Fleck

'It's been a nightmare': Parents of 5-year-old who drowned in Ballymena make plea for information

The parents of Kayden Fleck called him and his twin brother “the two musketeers”.

From TheJournal.ie Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash Investigation

Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash

There are reports that four of the passengers were British nationals.

From TheJournal.ie Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee Cork

Three-year-old child rescued by passerby after falling into River Lee

The accident occurred earlier today. The woman stayed with the child until emergency services arrived.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan Ballinagh

Irish Water fined after polluting river in Cavan

The judge said the delay in rectifying the issue, and the serious level of pollution, merited a conviction.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after car crashes into river Roscommon

Man dies after car crashes into river

The incident happened near Cloonfad in Roscommon early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy Athlone

Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy

Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen this horse? She's heavily pregnant and was stolen last night Have You Seen Me?

Have you seen this horse? She's heavily pregnant and was stolen last night

River, the mare in question who was only recently rescued, was taken during the night from a sanctuary near Ballynoe, Co Antrim.

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident Athlone

Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident

The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake Wyndham Vale

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake

The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Kenmare locals rescue whale trapped two miles inland Upriver

Pictures: Kenmare locals rescue whale trapped two miles inland

Residents of the Co Kerry town – including the local vet – spent hours trying to get the stranded mammal back to open water.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river Must Watch This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bus swallowed by massive sinkhole, carried away on flooded river

The passengers were unharmed.

Two love rivals jumped in a river to see which one their boyfriend would save

That’s one way of sorting it out. Not a good way, but one way.

From TheJournal.ie Body of missing 22-year-old Donal Greene found in Cavan river Ballyconnell

Body of missing 22-year-old Donal Greene found in Cavan river

Gardaí are treating the young man’s death as a personal tragedy.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river Blarney

PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river

The animal had been trapped for at least two days.

From TheJournal.ie Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat Election

Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat

Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.

From TheJournal.ie Body found in search for missing Paul Davey (21) River Barrow

Body found in search for missing Paul Davey (21)

Searches for the 21-year-old have been taking place for the last three weeks, with volunteers from across the region taking part.

From TheJournal.ie Man rescued from Tolka after jumping in to save his dog Dublin

Man rescued from Tolka after jumping in to save his dog

He is currently being treated in hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river Good Finish

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river

Teams took two two dinghies out on the river near Enniscorthy this evening to steer the animals back to dry land.

From TheJournal.ie Body of man recovered from Donegal river Investigation

Body of man recovered from Donegal river

Gardaí said the results of a post mortem – due to take place today – will determine the direction of the investigation.

From TheJournal.ie A virus found in lakes could be literally changing the way people think ATCV-1

A virus found in lakes could be literally changing the way people think

A study found that people with the virus living in their throats processed visual information about 10% slower than people without the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Man's body recovered from Boyne in centre of Drogheda River Boyne

Man's body recovered from Boyne in centre of Drogheda

A member of public spotted the body in the water this morning, and alerted gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge River Suir

Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge

The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.

From TheJournal.ie Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river River Nore

Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river

Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.

From TheJournal.ie "This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war Sava River

"This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war

Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.

From TheJournal.ie More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks Rainfall

More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks

Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee Cork

Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee

The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of eels are being released into the North's lakes and rivers... Eels Eels Eels
From TheJournal.ie Column: The Dodder is one of Europe’s best-preserved city rivers – with huge unexploited potential River Life

Column: The Dodder is one of Europe’s best-preserved city rivers – with huge unexploited potential

Dublin’s Dodder river has a huge amount of unexploited potential, but that’s being overshadowed by pollution and fly-tipping, writes Victoria White.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place No Change Given

Dublin councillors vote for East Link toll to stay in place

The charge could have been lifted from the end of next year, when the bridge transfers back into the council’s ownership.

From TheJournal.ie This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone... Big River Rising

This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone...

River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what’s on the way tonight… And no end in sight, says Met Éireann Severe Warning

Here’s what’s on the way tonight… And no end in sight, says Met Éireann

There’s a risk of flooding on practically all the country’s rivers this weekend. Forecasters say the bad weather will continue “as far ahead as we can see”.

From TheJournal.ie No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers" On Alert

No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"

Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.

From TheJournal.ie Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river Tragedy

Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river

The search began last night following reports that the man had fallen into a river.

From TheJournal.ie South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence South Sudan

South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence

There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.

From TheJournal.ie Wexford 'bridge watch' team responded to 20 incidents in past 12 months Suicide

Wexford 'bridge watch' team responded to 20 incidents in past 12 months

Marine Watch was set up in December last year. It’s the first 12 month period since records began that there hasn’t been one suicide in Wexford Harbour.

Russian man crashes into river but stays perfectly calm

When you’re in deep, you’re in deep.

From TheJournal.ie Police release footage of suspected Derry council office bomber Bomb

Police release footage of suspected Derry council office bomber

It is believed that one bomb was placed to lure police and army officers and the second, which had a time, was intended to hurt or kill those responding.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you follow water safety guidelines when swimming?

Over 140 drown every year and Irish Water Safety said if people exercised more caution these deaths could be prevented.

From TheJournal.ie 420 apartments up for sale for €70 million in Dublin city Property

420 apartments up for sale for €70 million in Dublin city

The apartments are up for sale after receivers were brought in.

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