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#rivers

# rivers - Friday 30 November, 2018

Water quality in Irish rivers and lakes is more often getting worse, not better

The results are from a new report by the EPA.

# rivers - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging

The European Commission has said any suggestion EU environmental rules are to blame for the recent severe flooding is “completely without foundation”.

# rivers - Monday 10 February, 2014

RNLI rescues semi-conscious kayaker from fast flowing river

The Lough Derg RNLI said that the it was an extremely serious situation, where every second counted in the rescue.

# rivers - 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.

# rivers - 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.

# rivers - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"

Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.

# rivers - 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.

# rivers - Monday 5 August, 2013

Europe's urban rivers spring back to life after neglect

Paris, Warsaw, Madrid – just some of the cities trying to put their river thoroughfares back on the amenities map.

# rivers - 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.

# rivers - Monday 25 June, 2012

What is the mystery Burren 'footprint'?

An intrigued Google Earth user thought they saw something strange on an image of County Clare’s historic Burren area. But what did the ‘footprint’ turn out to be?

# rivers - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Fire at D4 gated community stops flood victims from returning home

Some residents of The Sweepstakes in Ballsbridge have been waiting over a week to move back into their flood-damaged homes.