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# flooding - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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.

# flooding - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding Underwater

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding

The River Slaney has burst its banks.

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups

Several roads are impassable due to flooding, and many homes without power.

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

# flooding - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power

Storm Frank also caused havoc in Northern Ireland, Northern England and Scotland.

From The Daily Edge This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding Good Will

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are

Thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity

Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm Flooding This post contains videos

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached

They want the winnings donated to flood victims.

# flooding - Monday 28 December, 2015

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.

# flooding - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly

The incident happened near the town of Pollagh.

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters

Homes across the north of England have been evacuated and a meeting of the COBRA emergency committee has been called.

# flooding - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

# flooding - Monday 14 December, 2015

Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly

Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

Met Éireann says the south and south-west will be hit heaviest in coming days.

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

# flooding - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

River Shannon flooding, Conor McGregor’s big win and a police shooting in LA had everyone talking.

People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding

The ESB says that river flowing through the Parteen Weir is set to increase.

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.

# flooding - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow

People living near the river between Chapelizod and Island Bridge have been advised to move cars from underground car parks.

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

# flooding - Friday 11 December, 2015

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today

Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.

Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising

Thousands of sandbags have been distributed in the worst-hit areas.

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