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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Dublin Floods

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IBM's 'Deep Thunder' system could be used in Dublin to predict flash floods
It’s hoped the new micro-forecasting technology could be helpful in developing an early-warning system for vulnerable businesses and householders.
Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens
Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.
Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days
Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.
Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts...
It’s very wet today. Very, very wet.
Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?
Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…
Over 1,000 homes flooded during October's heavy rain
The report also promises there will not be a repeat of the situation in south Dublin where keys to close floodgates were missing.
No repeat of last month's extreme flooding says Met Éireann
Forecasters are confident that the heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours will not cause the kind of flooding that hit the capital last month.
Dublin local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding
Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.
Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek
The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.
DART passengers to face more disruptions
The DART line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade will be closed for up to a fortnight as work to repair damage caused in last week’s floods continues.
Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding
Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.
TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals
And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.
Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims
Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.
Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat
Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.
Emergency status stood down as transport disruptions begin to ease
Some public transport services are operating with disruption and delays this evening. Here’s the latest…
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
In tonight’s Fix: Gallagher’s war of words with SF over donation, the flood cleanup continues, Taoiseach still wants to cut the bailout bill… and was Muammar Gaddafi a Liverpool fan?
Woman died in flooded Dublin basement as neighbours tried to save her
The body of the Filipino woman was found when the fire brigade pumped water out of the basement in Crumlin this morning.
It's official: Dublin's rainfall was an all-time record
The rainfall in parts of Dublin was the highest daily rainfall for any day in October – with almost 3.5 inches falling in a day.
Dublin City Council 'not capable of handling emergencies' says TD
Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.
GALLERY: The morning after the floods
The damage caused by last night’s dramatic floods was plain to see in the cold light of day – including an entire piece of garden decking floating down the Liffey. With pot plants attached.
Let's play ball: Rovers' trip to Belfield gets the go-ahead
Michael O’Neill’s Hoops will clinch the title again… if they win against UCD.
Here's what to do if your car is flooded...
Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.
No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb
The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.
Courts disrupted by Dublin floods
All jury trials are not going ahead today while there is disruption to District Court cases, among others.
More rain expected today
Weather forecasters warn of heavy and thundery outburts, but say conditions will dry up later in the day.
Floodwaters recede but disruptions still in place across Dublin
Public transport services are running this morning with some disruption and delays. Here’s the latest…
WATCH: Videos of the severe flooding across Dublin
Residents from across the city are posting footage of the extreme weather conditions. Dundrum Town Centre was flooded with water earlier this evening. Watch the dramatic video…
GALLERY: Dublin under water after torrential rainfall
A gallery of readers’ photos from the heavy flooding in Dublin and the east.
Off-duty garda missing after falling into River Liffey near Blessington
A search is underway after the man, understood to be a member of the gardaí, fell into the River Liffey near Blessington.