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# damage - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Digger smashes through front of Travelodge hotel in Liverpool

Police are investigating the incident which took place yesterday afternoon.

# damage - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Car smashes into front of Dublin house, causing extensive damage

Gardaí are investigating.

# damage - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

# damage - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Engineers say damage to cracking staircase in Dublin council block was painted over

Extensive scaffolding was installed in the staircase last week after it moved and cracked.

# damage - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Police believe same organised gang involved in over 15 burglaries across Northern Ireland

The PSNI said that the incidents had a similar modus operandi and that detectives believe the same gang may be involved.

# damage - Friday 23 February, 2018

Complaint filed to Dublin Airport over claims security damaged a 300-year-old €282k viola

Violist Morgan Goff was travelling through Dublin Airport on 10 February when the alleged incident happened.

# damage - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Over €7 million paid out to cover cost of Storm Ophelia damage

Local authorities in Cork received €3 million to repair the damage done by the ex-hurricane Ophelia.

# damage - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'

Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.

# damage - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

'It was like driving through a war zone': Cork picking up the pieces after Storm Ophelia

City council staff are working round the clock to try to clear debris from roads and repair the damage from yesterday’s storm.

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.

# damage - Monday 16 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today

Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

# damage - Monday 11 September, 2017

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

# damage - Friday 8 September, 2017

Death toll now at 58 as Mexico reels from biggest earthquake in a century

A powerful 8.2 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico late last night.

# damage - Friday 25 August, 2017

'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal

Speaking to RTÉ News from Inishowen, Co Donegal, Varadkar said the damage in the area had to be seen to be believed.

# damage - Thursday 24 August, 2017

'More help is needed on the ground': Soldiers to be sent in to aid Donegal flood relief efforts

The government has offered financial assistance to those affected by flooding in their homes.

# damage - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Teen accused of causing €50k damage at Oberstown young offenders centre

The 17-year-old boy is accused of assaulting a staff member and causing €54,000 worth of criminal damage.

# damage - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Gorse fire which was visible across Dublin put under control last night

Dublin Fire Brigade received over 20 calls reporting the incident.

Low alcohol consumption during pregnancy doesn't cause harm, experts say

Academics and senior midwives and doctors say the current guidelines promote unnecessary fear.

# damage - Friday 12 May, 2017

Emergency services respond to explosion outside post office in Rome

No injuries were reported.

# damage - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after cars damaged in Castleknock

It is understood that gardaí believe the incidents are linked.

# damage - Monday 23 January, 2017

Dublin primary school badly damaged in early morning fire

DFB units managed to bring the blaze under control.

# damage - Sunday 13 November, 2016

At least two killed as massive earthquake hits New Zealand

Christchurch was the location of a powerful earthquake in 2011.

# damage - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

# damage - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Herd of cattle stampeded through a Clare golf course, destroying 10 of its greens

“There was a look of shock and horror on the members’ faces after they had seen what the cattle have done.”

# damage - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Video: Radiohead fans attacked by Islamists at album release party in Turkey

Customers were attacked for listening to music and drinking alcohol during Ramadan.

# damage - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Police launch investigation after attempted arson attack on church

The incident happened between 11pm and 11.30pm yesterday evening.

# damage - Monday 18 April, 2016

Gardaí investigate after suspected arson attack at medical centre

This happened in Limerick shortly before 5am this morning.

# damage - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

# damage - Monday 25 January, 2016

Fine Gael councillor's posters defaced with swastikas

Colm Brophy woke up on Sunday to find around two-dozen of his posters spray painted with the Nazi symbol.

# damage - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Large rocks and timber blocks thrown at Limerick firefighters

No one was hurt in the incident and it has been reported to gardaí.

# damage - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

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.

# damage - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Family home gutted after hoverboard fire in Australia

The blaze began while the device was plugged in to charge.

# damage - Friday 1 January, 2016

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding

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

# damage - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Woman threatened in her home by men brandishing knives

This happened in Coleraine at around 5.30pm yesterday evening.

# damage - Monday 30 November, 2015

International darts player 'continued playing after saying work in Tesco had damaged her hand'

The woman had claimed she was improperly trained.

# damage - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Hand grenade thrown in built-up residential area

There were no casualties from the incident.

# damage - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Court rules ESB 60% liable for flood damage at UCC campus in 2009

Thirty acres of the 80 acre campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings were damaged in the floods.

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