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#Flooding

# flooding - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds
# State Of The Nation
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# State Of The Nation

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Jan 13th 2016, 12:00 PM 8,031 Views 60 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# flooding - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

Jan 11th 2016, 11:00 PM 19,150 Views 88 Comments

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains
# Makes Sense
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# Makes Sense

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains

Jan 11th 2016, 6:05 AM 16,272 Views 45 Comments

That’s the advice of one Irish expert who has been analysing international floods.

# flooding - Saturday 9 January, 2016

There could be some further spot flooding tonight
# Wrap Up Warm
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# Wrap Up Warm

There could be some further spot flooding tonight

Jan 9th 2016, 7:43 PM 38,560 Views 31 Comments

And that’s before temperatures plummet next week.

# flooding - Friday 8 January, 2016

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

Jan 8th 2016, 9:07 AM 10,743 Views 57 Comments

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

# flooding - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today
# The Fallout
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# The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Jan 7th 2016, 5:25 PM 11,413 Views 29 Comments

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Jan 7th 2016, 7:51 AM 18,747 Views 3 Comments

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

# flooding - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue

Jan 6th 2016, 9:45 PM 36,863 Views 30 Comments

The N25 Cork to Waterford Road between Killeagh and Castlemartyr is currently impassable and diversion routes have also deteriorated.

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year
# Damage
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# Damage

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Jan 6th 2016, 1:20 PM 21,141 Views 83 Comments

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening

Jan 6th 2016, 11:34 AM 33,301 Views 32 Comments

Dozens of school routes are being diverted and cancelled today due to flooding.

# flooding - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

This is how the government is responding to the flooding
# The Clean-up
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# The Clean-up

This is how the government is responding to the flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:47 PM 37,568 Views 53 Comments

Environment Minister Alan Kelly said local authorities have been provided with all the resources they requested.

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response
# Cork
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# Cork

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Jan 5th 2016, 5:45 PM 17,893 Views 61 Comments

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

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

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

Jan 5th 2016, 1:58 PM 25,150 Views 62 Comments

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

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding
# Weather
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# Weather

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 13,574 Views 18 Comments

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

# flooding - Monday 4 January, 2016

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming)
# Floods Latest
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# Floods Latest

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming)

Jan 4th 2016, 9:52 PM 65,467 Views 69 Comments

Wet and windy weather will spread from the southwest on Wednesday.

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters
# Making A Splash
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# Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

Jan 4th 2016, 7:21 PM 36,883 Views 253 Comments

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”

# flooding - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk
# Weather Warning
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# Weather Warning

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk

Jan 3rd 2016, 9:20 PM 96,028 Views 67 Comments

A number of roads are impassable.

# flooding - Saturday 2 January, 2016

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight
# Rainfall
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# Rainfall

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Jan 2nd 2016, 8:37 PM 100,468 Views 110 Comments

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods

Jan 2nd 2016, 6:04 PM 33,038 Views 27 Comments

Houses and businesses have been destroyed in towns across the country.

# flooding - Friday 1 January, 2016

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding

Jan 1st 2016, 7:38 PM 23,402 Views 33 Comments

The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.

# flooding - Thursday 31 December, 2015

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding
# Underwater
From The Daily Edge
# Underwater

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding

Dec 31st 2015, 7:00 PM 10,104 Views 2 Comments

The River Slaney has burst its banks.

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups

Dec 31st 2015, 4:45 PM 51,227 Views 23 Comments

Several roads are impassable due to flooding, and many homes without power.

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland
# Rescue
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# Rescue

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Dec 31st 2015, 10:10 AM 9,904 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

# flooding - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power
# Storm Frank
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# Storm Frank

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power

Dec 30th 2015, 10:35 PM 153,115 Views 111 Comments

Storm Frank also caused havoc in Northern Ireland, Northern England and Scotland.

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
# Good Will
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# Good Will

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding

Dec 30th 2015, 9:23 PM 44,039 Views 24 Comments

What an offer.

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding
# Good Will
From The Daily Edge
# Good Will

This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding

Dec 30th 2015, 9:11 PM 6,798 Views 2 Comments

What an offer.

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are
# Under Water
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# Under Water

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are

Dec 30th 2015, 5:41 PM 49,148 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way
# Weather
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# Weather

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Dec 30th 2015, 12:35 PM 28,365 Views 40 Comments

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity
# Weather
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# Weather

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity

Dec 29th 2015, 10:39 PM 117,580 Views 83 Comments

Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

Dec 29th 2015, 8:20 PM 32,872 Views 32 Comments

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year
# Deployments
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# Deployments

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

Dec 29th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,626 Views 16 Comments

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached
# Japan
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# Japan

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached

Dec 29th 2015, 9:50 AM 35,069 Views 13 Comments

They want the winnings donated to flood victims.

# flooding - Monday 28 December, 2015

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'
# Storm Frank
From TheJournal.ie
# Storm Frank

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Dec 28th 2015, 8:12 PM 29,651 Views 63 Comments

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding
# Rising Waters
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# Rising Waters

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

Dec 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 18,912 Views 29 Comments

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

# flooding - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly
# Pollagh
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# Pollagh

Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly

Dec 27th 2015, 9:25 PM 35,595 Views 6 Comments

The incident happened near the town of Pollagh.

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise
# Flooding
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# Flooding

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Dec 27th 2015, 2:07 PM 25,313 Views 22 Comments

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters
# Uk Floods
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# Uk Floods

Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters

Dec 27th 2015, 10:42 AM 18,734 Views 11 Comments

Homes across the north of England have been evacuated and a meeting of the COBRA emergency committee has been called.

# flooding - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Dec 15th 2015, 5:25 PM 218 Views 78 Comments

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

# flooding - Monday 14 December, 2015

Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly
# Not Happy
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# Not Happy

Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly

Dec 14th 2015, 11:30 PM 10,969 Views 42 Comments

Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue
# More To Come
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# More To Come

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

Dec 14th 2015, 6:09 PM 35,354 Views 28 Comments

Met Éireann says the south and south-west will be hit heaviest in coming days.