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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# storm desmond

All time
# ringbuoy
'By the time I got to her she was going under': Boy (16) saves woman from strong currents
He used techniques taught to him by his grandfather when he was a child.
# wettest on record
Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December
Gerald Fleming called it “unprecedented in terms of our memory and records”. And here are the stats to prove it…
# storm frank
Enda holds emergency meeting as new rainfall warning issued for eight counties
The government has praised the resilience of people dealing with flooding around the country.
# Not happy
Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly
Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.
# severe floods
Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising
Thousands of sandbags have been distributed in the worst-hit areas.
# rising waters
Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets
Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding
# storm desmond
Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river
Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.
# storm desmond
Army deployed to four counties as severe flooding continues
Two new weather warnings have been issued for today.
# power of nature
Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond
Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…
# Take a Break
This 71-year-old man had a calm, collected response to the floods
Sure you might as well use it for a spot of yoga.
# storm desmond
Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage
People affected by flooding may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme.
# st teresa
Irish weather reports versus American weather reports
What would they make of our Teresa?
# aftermath
Bad news for Clare, it has just been hit with a new flood warning
The area was heavily hit over the weekend.
# storm dessie
14 times Irish people refused to let Storm Desmond win
Was it for this?
# saint teresa
"Don't swim in the sea!": Praise rolling in for the country's most windswept TV reporter
The news reporter has garnered international attention for her efforts over the weekend.
# stormteresa
There's already a petition to name Ireland's next storm Storm Teresa
This needs to happen…
# underwater
The destruction caused by Storm Desmond summed up in picture of Carlisle's Brunton Park
The ground has been left completely submerged.
# banger
The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE
Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads. BOOM.
# banger
The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE
Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads. BOOM.
# looks like it over
Stand down: It looks like Storm Desmond has blown its last breath
Weather warnings across the country have been lifted and the weather is now expected to improve.
# pray for teresa
Teresa Mannion's windswept news report went down a storm this evening
“Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads and don’t swim in the sea!”
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Storm Desmond, Pauline Tully and the California shooting had everyone talking today.
# storm desmond
Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country
Some roads are impassable with serious flooding in some areas.
# storm desmond
1,700 homes still without power as crews work to repair faults
Crews restored power to around 11,000 customers today.
# not a great drying day
Weather warnings in place across the country as Storm Desmond rages on
Here is what you need to know as the bad weather enters day two.
# pitch unplayable
Video: May we present the wettest GAA pitch in Ireland today
Clonbur GAA Club in Galway has felt the full force of Storm Desmond.
# Weather Warning
Leinster's game with Glasgow is OFF as Storm Desmond plays havoc with this weekend's sport
A number of sporting events have already been cancelled.
# wild wild west
Thousands of homes will be without power overnight thanks to Storm Desmond
The status red weather warning came into effect at 6pm.
# taken the roads in
15 gas tweets that sum up Ireland during Storm Desmond
It’s windy and rainy, but we’re still joking.