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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# flood relief

Last year
Minister says climate change is 'running faster than our ability to cope'
Patrick O’Donovan has urged people to think twice before lodging objections to flood relief planning applications.
High Court challenge brought by environmentalists over bridge works near Kylemore Abbey
The judge adjourned the action to a date in December.
'One third of Pakistan is under water': Tens of millions battle floods as 1,136 confirmed dead
The seasonal flooding has impacted over 33 million people.
All time
High Court makes orders temporarily halting work on Co Roscommon flood relief scheme
The stay is to remain in place until the matter returns before the court later this month.
'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'
What can be done to solve the flood problems in the Shannon basin?
Minister says emergency agency should be set up as army pitches in for second day in Donegal
The northwest was hit by heavy rain during the week.
'More help is needed on the ground': Soldiers to be sent in to aid Donegal flood relief efforts
The government has offered financial assistance to those affected by flooding in their homes.
Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage
Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.
Ireland to send supplies including tents and blankets to flood victims in the Balkans
Over 600,000 people could be affected by the floods after the heaviest rains the region has witnessed in over a hundred years.
Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory
The funding will be used solely in Bosnia and Herzegovina for vaccines and psychological support.
Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding
Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.
Cork flood victims to get emergency cash for food
The first grants of up to €1000 are expected to be made this week as the recovery effort continues.
Govt announces €10m flood damage assistance fund
Minister Joan Burton says people who suffered serious damage in the 24 October flooding will be means tested for emergency payments from the new fund.
So what DID cause Monday night’s floods?
Theories abound as local authorities, businesses and ordinary citizens count the cost of one evening’s deluge.