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# venice - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate
# Acqua Alta
# Acqua Alta

Venice square under water as complex dam system fails to activate

Dec 8th 2020, 9:49 PM 51,202 Views 13 Comments

St Mark’s Square was drowned by water after a flood defense system failed.

# venice - Sunday 17 November, 2019

Venice in turmoil as it braces for another major flood
# Historic City
# Historic City

Venice in turmoil as it braces for another major flood

Nov 17th 2019, 11:12 AM 21,664 Views 52 Comments

The city’s mayor estimates €1 billion worth of damage has already been caused due to the recent flooding.

# venice - Saturday 16 November, 2019

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Nov 16th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,410 Views 28 Comments

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

# venice - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding
# Flooding
# Flooding

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding

Nov 14th 2019, 7:37 PM 22,543 Views 34 Comments

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.

# venice - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
# Flooded
# Flooded

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years

Nov 13th 2019, 8:20 AM 44,338 Views 26 Comments

The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.

# venice - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
# Stranded Tourists
# Stranded Tourists

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,689 Views 14 Comments

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

# venice - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Irish films pick up great reviews at Toronto and Venice festivals
# TIFF
# TIFF

Irish films pick up great reviews at Toronto and Venice festivals

Sep 15th 2018, 6:00 PM 14,609 Views 3 Comments

Papi Chulo and Rosie were particularly singled out for praise.

# venice - Friday 19 May, 2017

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday
# D-Tour To Vatican
# D-Tour To Vatican

President Higgins will meet Pope Francis in Rome on Monday

May 19th 2017, 3:16 PM 6,390 Views 34 Comments

President Higgins will also visit the Biennale, the world’s oldest international art exhibition.

# venice - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish family "loses everything" as fire rips through Italy holiday camp
# Italy
# Italy

Irish family "loses everything" as fire rips through Italy holiday camp

Jul 6th 2016, 1:56 PM 62,902 Views 35 Comments

The family were left with their passports and a mobile phone.

# venice - Sunday 1 November, 2015

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts
# Holliers
# Holliers

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to the experts

Nov 1st 2015, 6:00 PM 20,022 Views 57 Comments

How many have you been to?

# venice - Sunday 4 October, 2015

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal
# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo
# The Man With The Lizard Tattoo

Police are trying to solve the mystery of an Italian art thief found dead in a London canal

Oct 4th 2015, 9:00 PM 12,033 Views 16 Comments

Sebastiano Magnanini stole a 260-year-old painting from a church in Venice. 22 years later, he was found tied to a shopping trolley in a canal in London.

# venice - Monday 10 August, 2015

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting
# Doppelganger
From The Daily Edge
# Doppelganger

RTÉ's Charlie Bird has been spotted in a Renaissance painting

Aug 10th 2015, 8:45 PM 4,084 Views 3 Comments

A glitch in the matrix.

# venice - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt

Jan 3rd 2015, 2:00 PM 20,808 Views 26 Comments

The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.

# venice - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Dumped guy auctions ex-girlfriend's romantic holiday place on eBay
# Romantic Getaway
From The Daily Edge
# Romantic Getaway

Dumped guy auctions ex-girlfriend's romantic holiday place on eBay

Oct 21st 2014, 9:16 AM 5,070 Views 0 Comments

The ad went viral – and the bids went CRAZY.

# venice - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Here's the single best headline about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding
# Game Over
From The Daily Edge
# Game Over

Here's the single best headline about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding

Sep 28th 2014, 10:56 AM 16,760 Views 4 Comments

*applause*

# venice - Saturday 27 September, 2014

11 things we know about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding
# George's Big Day
From The Daily Edge
# George's Big Day

11 things we know about George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's wedding

Sep 27th 2014, 3:28 PM 6,179 Views 0 Comments

Ludicrously specific things. According to media reports.

# venice - Friday 12 July, 2013

5 places Ireland was hotter than today
# Roasting
From The Daily Edge
# Roasting

5 places Ireland was hotter than today

Jul 12th 2013, 5:02 PM 37,076 Views 84 Comments

Los Angeles, Tenerife…

# venice - Monday 12 November, 2012

Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot
# Wet Wet Wet
# Wet Wet Wet

Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that's not stopping this lot

Nov 12th 2012, 9:58 AM 11,549 Views 11 Comments

Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?

# venice - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany
# Venice
# Venice

Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany

Nov 11th 2012, 6:33 PM 17,454 Views 24 Comments

Floodwaters led to the evacuations after bad weather hit northern Italy this weekend.

# venice - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Clonakilty "was like Venice" during floods
# Floods
# Floods

Clonakilty "was like Venice" during floods

Jun 28th 2012, 10:56 AM 20,436 Views 32 Comments

The Mayor of Clonakilty said that the flooding has devastated businesses and homes, flooded 150 cars and left the town looking like the aftermath of a tsunami. Douglas Village was also damaged in the floods.

# venice - Sunday 22 April, 2012

In photos: Can Venice be saved from the sea?
# Venice
# Venice

In photos: Can Venice be saved from the sea?

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 7,625 Views 13 Comments

The $7 billion project which could be the answer to the city’s flooding and the threat of rising sea levels…

# venice - Sunday 11 March, 2012

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges
# Spectacular
From The Daily Edge
# Spectacular

8 of the world’s most spectacular bridges

Mar 11th 2012, 9:30 AM 10,619 Views 17 Comments

Yes, they get us from one location to another with ease, but there is more to bridges than that. They can be spectacular works of architecture – and art.

# venice - Saturday 28 August, 2010

Colour footage of Venice from 1912
# Venice
From The Daily Edge
# Venice

Colour footage of Venice from 1912

Aug 28th 2010, 2:46 PM 432 Views 0 Comments

An amazing Kinemacolor film of Venice shot just before Italy entered World War I.