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# flooding - Monday 19 May, 2014

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.

# flooding - Thursday 1 May, 2014

More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion

The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.

# flooding - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema Oh Noah

# flooding - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

# flooding - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

# flooding - Friday 28 February, 2014

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

From The Daily Edge Here's why #LondonPoo was trending in Ireland last night Poonami

Here's why #LondonPoo was trending in Ireland last night

What a sh**ty situation.

# flooding - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs

A memorandum of understanding is also due to be introduced for flooding repairs in the near future.

# flooding - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Britain braces for more flooding today

Prime Minister David Cameron says that the worst is not yet over.

# flooding - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Drivers warned of 'extremely dangerous' conditions nationwide

Temperatures are expected to remain below zero overnight so take care and bundle up.

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

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

# flooding - Sunday 9 February, 2014

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

“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

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

# flooding - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

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.

# flooding - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.

Tánaiste admits Tallaght Hospital is understaffed

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

Enjoy it while it lasts.

# flooding - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you battle the elements on your way out today…

# flooding - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

# flooding - Monday 3 February, 2014

Funding could be made available for floods clean-up High Water This post contains images

Funding could be made available for floods clean-up

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

The Burning Question*: Should you use a big umbrella on busy streets? Dilemma This post contains a poll

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

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

From The Daily Edge Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork Dowtcha Boy

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Nice day for a dip.

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

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

# flooding - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation The Aftermath This post contains images

Pics: Limerick residents return home to assess flood devastation

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

# flooding - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

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

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

# flooding - Friday 24 January, 2014

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

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

# flooding - Monday 6 January, 2014

Road Safety Authority urges caution while driving in stormy weather

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

# flooding - Sunday 5 January, 2014

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

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

# flooding - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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

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

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

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