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# floods - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Another night of stormy weather and high tides cause severe flooding

There is localised flooding in other parts of the country, with delays on many routes this morning.

# floods - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'

The building of a flood barrier in Limerick will begin ‘immediately’ Brian Hayes says.

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.

“We have to do some serious thinking about long-term flood defences” — Howlin

Ministers are discussing measures aimed at helping those affected by the weekend flooding at a Cabinet meeting this morning.

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores

Another storm swell is on its way bringing wet and windy weather.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Sunday 2 February, 2014

The aftermath: "Nobody in the city can ever recall such severe flooding"

The combination of torrential rain, high tides and strong winds has caused major problems in Limerick city.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m

Local authorities across the country are in the midst of a clean up following the recent severe storms.

From The Daily Edge This Irish driver learned why you shouldn't even drive a Jeep down a flooded road A Nice Drive

# floods - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'Paschal Sheehy' reports hilariously from flooded Cork Paschal

'Paschal Sheehy' reports hilariously from flooded Cork

Using a can of Monster for a microphone.

# floods - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Incredible close-up video of huge wave in Bray Waves

# floods - 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.

# floods - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

# floods - 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.

# floods - Monday 23 September, 2013

Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period

A marketing team has now started work on a campaign to create a “buzz” ahead of the reopening which is expected in advance of the key Christmas period.

# floods - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Up to eight believed dead in Colorado flooding

Many of the evacuees have returned to Colorado but hundreds of people were stranded by floodwaters.

# floods - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four US

Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four

Four people have been confirmed dead in Colorado, and 80 remain unaccounted for, following “biblical” flash floods.

# 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.

# floods - Friday 26 July, 2013

Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after "intense" thunderstorms What The Fliuch? This post contains images

Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after "intense" thunderstorms

Dublin City Council said that it has mobilised drainage crews, and will monitor the drainage network throughout the evening.

# floods - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.

# floods - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Floods and downpours! This is the scene in Galway city this afternoon What The Fliuch?

Floods and downpours! This is the scene in Galway city this afternoon

Well, it was good while it lasted.

# floods - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.

# floods - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor

TV reporter Narayan Pargaien has faced worldwide criticism for endangering a survivor of monsoon flooding.

# floods - Friday 21 June, 2013

Thousands flee their homes after devastating floods hit Calgary

Calgary has ordered the evacuation of the entire downtown area due to the bad flooding.

# floods - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far Flooding This post contains images

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far

Swollen rivers in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein posed the biggest threat.

# floods - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities

Eight people have been killed in the Czech Republic alone, and police are searching for four others.

# floods - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Floods peak in Czech Republic - Germany now on alert

The high waters forced the evacuation of Prague Zoo overnight.

# floods - Monday 3 June, 2013

PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods

Water levels in Germany on the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers have already surpassed records from previous heavy floods in 1954 and 2002.

# floods - Saturday 4 May, 2013

You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC...

New evidence has shown that Ireland experienced 20 years of non-stop rain in 2345BC, around the same time as Noah’s great flood.

# floods - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina

Record rainfall has swept through the streets of La Plata, about 40 miles south of Buenos Aires.

# floods - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Poll: Are you happy with how your council manages flood risks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with how your council manages flood risks?

Heavy flooding around Ireland, particularly in Blackpool in Cork, has left locals angry at the level of council warnings.

From The Daily Edge Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

# floods - Friday 22 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

# floods - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Australians clean up after floods

As the clean-up begins, some residents complained about dwindling food supplies.

# floods - Monday 28 January, 2013

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

Some Queensland residents are experiencing their third flood in two years.

# floods - Friday 25 January, 2013

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland Australia This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland

Rescuers managed to save the teen as he clung to a tree.