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# flooding - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

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

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are

Thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

“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

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

They want the winnings donated to flood victims.

# flooding - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

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

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

The incident happened near the town of Pollagh.

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

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

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?

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

Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

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

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

# flooding - Sunday 13 December, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

River Shannon flooding, Conor McGregor’s big win and a police shooting in LA had everyone talking.

People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding

The ESB says that river flowing through the Parteen Weir is set to increase.

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.

# flooding - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow

People living near the river between Chapelizod and Island Bridge have been advised to move cars from underground car parks.

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

# flooding - Friday 11 December, 2015

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today

Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.

Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising

Thousands of sandbags have been distributed in the worst-hit areas.

# flooding - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river

Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.

# flooding - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond Power Of Nature This post contains videos

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

# flooding - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.

# flooding - Monday 7 December, 2015

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.

# flooding - Sunday 6 December, 2015

Calls for national emergency plan to be enacted to deal with flooding

Irish farmers have called for a national emergency plan to be enacted to deal with the damage.

# flooding - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Storm Desmond, Pauline Tully and the California shooting had everyone talking today.

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country Storm Desmond This post contains images

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country

Some roads are impassable with serious flooding in some areas.

# flooding - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic Chancer

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

# flooding - Monday 16 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Mayo pub had the best possible response to getting flooded at the weekend A Wee Drop

# flooding - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

# flooding - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Court rules ESB 60% liable for flood damage at UCC campus in 2009

Thirty acres of the 80 acre campus were submerged under water and 29 campus buildings were damaged in the floods.

# flooding - Sunday 4 October, 2015

At least seventeen people have died as the south of France reels from devastating storms

President Francois Hollande has visited the site of the storms today on the French riviera.

# flooding - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Fatal flood opens old wounds for an isolated, polygamous sect with a dark past

A divided religious community led by a convicted child abuser lost 12 women and children this week.

# flooding - Monday 14 September, 2015

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures

Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.