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# River

This year
Investigation launched into pollution incident as part of Co Cork river turns blue-grey colour
Inland Fisheries Ireland said it is “not in a position to confirm the specific cause of the pollution incident at this early stage”.
Last year
Bridge collapse in India kills over 60 and drops hundreds into river
The Victorian-era suspension bridge was only reopened to the public this week, after months of repairs
All time
Young woman airlifted to hospital after kayaking incident in Co Kerry
The alarm was raised at approximately 2.30pm Saturday afternoon.
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.
'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”.
Six bodies recovered after Sydney seaplane crash
There are reports that four of the passengers were British nationals.
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.
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.
Man dies after car crashes into river
The incident happened near Cloonfad in Roscommon early this morning.
Sailors were warned about weather before Lough Ree drowning tragedy
Details of the report into the tragic accident have been released.
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.
Teenage boy dies after River Shannon swimming incident
The 14-year-old died overnight at Temple Street hospital in Dublin.
Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake
The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.
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.
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.
Body of missing 22-year-old Donal Greene found in Cavan river
Gardaí are treating the young man’s death as a personal tragedy.
PHOTOS: Cork firefighters rescue horse stuck in river
The animal had been trapped for at least two days.
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%.
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.
Man rescued from Tolka after jumping in to save his dog
He is currently being treated in hospital.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rescue in Waterford City for man in the river at Rice Bridge
The man was spotted entering the water shortly before 9am.
Work on Kilkenny bridge resumes - while protesters are nearby on river
Protesters are pictured in canoes near where construction appears to have resumed.
"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.
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.
Emergency services called as car reportedly goes into River Lee
The car went into the river near Horgan’s Quay after 3.30pm.
Thousands of eels are being released into the North's lakes and rivers...
… Good?
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.
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.
This doesn't bode well for an already flooded Athlone...
River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.
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”.
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.
Body of 19-year-old recovered from Carlow river
The search began last night following reports that the man had fallen into a river.
South Sudanese children perish in ferry accident after fleeing violence
There are reports of between 200 and 300 people on the overloaded ferry.
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.