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# flooding - Sunday 9 February, 2014

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…

# flooding - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

# flooding - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures

A number of travel routes in coastal areas of Louth, Dublin and Wicklow with AA Roadwatch urging motorists to take extra care.

# flooding - Friday 27 December, 2013

'The council have gone off on their holidays': Angry flood victim confronts Cameron

A woman in the village of Yalding told the British Prime Minister she had been left stranded, and that there were no officials available to answer the phone.

# flooding - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Seal pups "overrun" a UK wildlife centre after tidal surge Puppy Power

WATCH: Seal pups "overrun" a UK wildlife centre after tidal surge

They miss their mums. We want to give them all a home.

# flooding - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Ireland gives 4,500 blankets, 150 tents and 2,100 mosquito nets to Niger

About 8,500 families have been displaced because of recent flooding.

# flooding - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

South warned to brace for heavy rain

Spot flooding is being forecast for Cork, Kerry, Tipperary and Waterford, with up to 60mm of rain set to fall in the coming days.

# flooding - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Last six people missing from Colorado flooding are found alive and well

Eight deaths have been confirmed and one woman is missing and unaccounted for.

# flooding - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

€10 million set aside for Letterkenny hospital rebuild

The hospital was destroyed during floods earlier this year.

# flooding - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

The Dublin-based doctor whose family was killed in a fire in England speaks for the first time, four dead in Colorado flooding and a deal on Syria. Here’s how Saturday played out…

# flooding - Monday 26 August, 2013

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick

The city council said there was some flooding in the area but no property was affected.

# flooding - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today

The hospital says that non-emergency patients should still seek the advice of their GPs as the emergency department continues to reopen.

# flooding - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

More flash flooding likely, as thundery downpours forecast for next 24 hours

You know that changeable weather we’ve been experiencing? Well, it’s changing again…