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Dublin: 0 °C Tuesday 16 January, 2018

#Flooding

# flooding - Friday 8 July, 2016

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak Taiwan This post contains images

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

# flooding - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

# flooding - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

# flooding - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

# flooding - Monday 25 April, 2016

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage

Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# flooding - Monday 18 April, 2016

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

# flooding - Monday 11 April, 2016

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater

Millions of euro in damage has been caused by flooding in recent years.

# flooding - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding

Motorists have been advised to change their travel plans and exercise extreme caution in coastal areas.

# flooding - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years

Another didn’t meet for six.

# flooding - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible

There’ll be a risk of flooding over the weekend.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'

Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.

# flooding - Monday 15 February, 2016

Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties

Almost €500,000 has been provided to 424 households.

# flooding - Monday 8 February, 2016

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland

Cork and Kerry have borne the brunt of the fierce weather.

# flooding - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...

It’s set to be wet and windy all weekend.

# flooding - Friday 5 February, 2016

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

# flooding - Monday 25 January, 2016

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

# flooding - Monday 18 January, 2016

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes… that may help reduce flooding

The worms were found in Scotland.

# flooding - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.

# flooding - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# flooding - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains

That’s the advice of one Irish expert who has been analysing international floods.

# flooding - Saturday 9 January, 2016

There could be some further spot flooding tonight

And that’s before temperatures plummet next week.

# flooding - Friday 8 January, 2016

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

# flooding - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

# flooding - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue

The N25 Cork to Waterford Road between Killeagh and Castlemartyr is currently impassable and diversion routes have also deteriorated.

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening

Dozens of school routes are being diverted and cancelled today due to flooding.

# flooding - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

This is how the government is responding to the flooding

Environment Minister Alan Kelly said local authorities have been provided with all the resources they requested.

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging

The European Commission has said any suggestion EU environmental rules are to blame for the recent severe flooding is “completely without foundation”.

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

# flooding - Monday 4 January, 2016

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there’s more rain coming)

Wet and windy weather will spread from the southwest on Wednesday.

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”

# flooding - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk

A number of roads are impassable.

# flooding - Saturday 2 January, 2016

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods

Houses and businesses have been destroyed in towns across the country.

# flooding - Friday 1 January, 2016

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding

The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.

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