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#Dublin Floods

# dublin-floods - Saturday 3 August, 2013

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods Dublin City This post contains videos

IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods

It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.

# dublin-floods - Friday 2 August, 2013

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens

Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.

# dublin-floods - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days

Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.

# dublin-floods - Friday 14 December, 2012

Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts...

It’s very wet today. Very, very wet.

# dublin-floods - Friday 13 January, 2012

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

# dublin-floods - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# dublin-floods - Friday 16 December, 2011

Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain

The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.

# dublin-floods - Thursday 17 November, 2011

No repeat of last month's extreme flooding says Met Éireann

Forecasters are confident that the heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours will not cause the kind of flooding that hit the capital last month.

# dublin-floods - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.

# dublin-floods - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek

The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.

# dublin-floods - Monday 31 October, 2011

DART passengers to face more disruptions

The DART line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade will be closed for up to a fortnight as work to repair damage caused in last week’s floods continues.

# dublin-floods - Friday 28 October, 2011

Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding

Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.

# dublin-floods - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals

And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.

Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims

Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.

Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat

Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# dublin-floods - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Emergency status stood down as transport disruptions begin to ease

Some public transport services are operating with disruption and delays this evening. Here’s the latest…

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?

Woman died in flooded Dublin basement as neighbours tried to save her

The body of the Filipino woman was found when the fire brigade pumped water out of the basement in Crumlin this morning.

It's official: Dublin's rainfall was an all-time record

The rainfall in parts of Dublin was the highest daily rainfall for any day in October – with almost 3.5 inches falling in a day.

Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

GALLERY: The morning after the floods Floods This post contains images

GALLERY: The morning after the floods

The damage caused by last night’s dramatic floods was plain to see in the cold light of day – including an entire piece of garden decking floating down the Liffey. With pot plants attached.

From The42 Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead Hoop Dreams

Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead

Michael O’Neill’s Hoops will clinch the title again… if they win against UCD.

Here's what to do if your car is flooded...

Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.

No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb Exclusive

The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.

Courts disrupted by Dublin floods

All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.

More rain expected today

Weather forecasters warn of heavy and thundery outburts, but say conditions will dry up later in the day.

Floodwaters recede but disruptions still in place across Dublin Dublin Floods This post contains images

Floodwaters recede but disruptions still in place across Dublin

Public transport services are running this morning with some disruption and delays. Here’s the latest…

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

WATCH: Videos of the severe flooding across Dublin Dublin Floods This post contains videos

WATCH: Videos of the severe flooding across Dublin

Residents from across the city are posting footage of the extreme weather conditions. Dundrum Town Centre was flooded with water earlier this evening. Watch the dramatic video…

GALLERY: Dublin under water after torrential rainfall Floods This post contains images

GALLERY: Dublin under water after torrential rainfall

A gallery of readers’ photos from the heavy flooding in Dublin and the east.

# dublin-floods - Monday 24 October, 2011

Off-duty garda missing after falling into River Liffey near Blessington

A search is underway after the man, understood to be a member of the gardaí, fell into the River Liffey near Blessington.