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Dublin: 5 °C Tuesday 25 February, 2020

#rising waters

# rising-waters - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater Shannon This post contains videos

Thousands of sandbags delivered to homes in Clare under threat of rising floodwater

Increased rainfall coupled with increased discharges from the Weir has left residents along the Shannon catchment “concerned”.

# rising-waters - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

# rising-waters - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding

# rising-waters - Friday 14 November, 2014

Rescuers mount daring mission to save horses from rising river

Teams took two two dinghies out on the river near Enniscorthy this evening to steer the animals back to dry land.

# rising-waters - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Lourdes evacuated as French flash floods claim first victim

The pilgrimage site has been closed and some 2,000 people evacuated from the region.