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# storm-desmond - Friday 8 January, 2016

'By the time I got to her she was going under': Boy (16) saves woman from strong currents
# Ringbuoy
# Ringbuoy

'By the time I got to her she was going under': Boy (16) saves woman from strong currents

Jan 8th 2016, 6:23 PM 26,747 Views 25 Comments

He used techniques taught to him by his grandfather when he was a child.

# storm-desmond - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December
# Wettest On Record
# Wettest On Record

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December

Jan 5th 2016, 3:47 PM 22,065 Views 37 Comments

Gerald Fleming called it “unprecedented in terms of our memory and records”. And here are the stats to prove it…

# storm-desmond - Friday 1 January, 2016

Enda holds emergency meeting as new rainfall warning issued for eight counties
# Storm Frank
# Storm Frank

Enda holds emergency meeting as new rainfall warning issued for eight counties

Jan 1st 2016, 2:25 PM 33,383 Views 93 Comments

The government has praised the resilience of people dealing with flooding around the country.

# storm-desmond - Monday 14 December, 2015

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

# storm-desmond - Friday 11 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 11th 2015, 3:37 PM 32,837 Views 39 Comments

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

# storm-desmond - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets
# Rising Waters
# Rising Waters

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Dec 10th 2015, 3:55 PM 29,748 Views 61 Comments

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

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river
# Storm Desmond
# Storm Desmond

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river

Dec 10th 2015, 10:45 AM 23,779 Views 33 Comments

Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.

# storm-desmond - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Army deployed to four counties as severe flooding continues
# Storm Desmond
# Storm Desmond

Army deployed to four counties as severe flooding continues

Dec 9th 2015, 2:05 PM 43,150 Views 47 Comments

Two new weather warnings have been issued for today.

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond
# Power Of Nature
# Power Of Nature

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Dec 9th 2015, 10:03 AM 18,500 Views 5 Comments

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

# storm-desmond - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

This 71-year-old man had a calm, collected response to the floods
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

This 71-year-old man had a calm, collected response to the floods

Dec 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 19,947 Views 8 Comments

Sure you might as well use it for a spot of yoga.

# storm-desmond - Monday 7 December, 2015

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage
# Storm Desmond
# Storm Desmond

Taoiseach says that emergency funding could be used to tackle flood damage

Dec 7th 2015, 11:32 PM 39,762 Views 93 Comments

People affected by flooding may be eligible for financial assistance from the Department of Social Protection’s Humanitarian Assistance Scheme.

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports
# St Teresa
From The Daily Edge
# St Teresa

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports

Dec 7th 2015, 2:53 PM 10,925 Views 1 Comment

What would they make of our Teresa?

Bad news for Clare, it has just been hit with a new flood warning
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Bad news for Clare, it has just been hit with a new flood warning

Dec 7th 2015, 1:48 PM 26,133 Views 23 Comments

The area was heavily hit over the weekend.

14 times Irish people refused to let Storm Desmond win
# Storm Dessie
From The Daily Edge
# Storm Dessie

14 times Irish people refused to let Storm Desmond win

Dec 7th 2015, 1:06 PM 11,021 Views 0 Comments

Was it for this?

"Don't swim in the sea!": Praise rolling in for the country's most windswept TV reporter
# Saint Teresa
# Saint Teresa

"Don't swim in the sea!": Praise rolling in for the country's most windswept TV reporter

Dec 7th 2015, 9:57 AM 50,019 Views 44 Comments

The news reporter has garnered international attention for her efforts over the weekend.

There's already a petition to name Ireland's next storm Storm Teresa
# Stormteresa
From The Daily Edge
# Stormteresa

There's already a petition to name Ireland's next storm Storm Teresa

Dec 7th 2015, 8:05 AM 2,719 Views 2 Comments

This needs to happen…

# storm-desmond - Sunday 6 December, 2015

The destruction caused by Storm Desmond summed up in picture of Carlisle's Brunton Park
# Underwater
From The42
# Underwater

The destruction caused by Storm Desmond summed up in picture of Carlisle's Brunton Park

Dec 6th 2015, 5:38 PM 13,028 Views 3 Comments

The ground has been left completely submerged.

The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE
# Banger
# Banger

The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE

Dec 6th 2015, 3:36 PM 78,329 Views 33 Comments

Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads. BOOM.

The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE
# Banger
From The Daily Edge
# Banger

The Teresa Mannion remix is here and everyone thinks it's a TUNE

Dec 6th 2015, 3:13 PM 8,933 Views 2 Comments

Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads. BOOM.

Stand down: It looks like Storm Desmond has blown its last breath
# Looks Like It Over
# Looks Like It Over

Stand down: It looks like Storm Desmond has blown its last breath

Dec 6th 2015, 8:16 AM 27,384 Views 9 Comments

Weather warnings across the country have been lifted and the weather is now expected to improve.

# storm-desmond - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Teresa Mannion's windswept news report went down a storm this evening
# Pray For Teresa
# Pray For Teresa

Teresa Mannion's windswept news report went down a storm this evening

Dec 5th 2015, 8:09 PM 128,822 Views 88 Comments

“Don’t make unnecessary journeys, don’t take risks on treacherous roads and don’t swim in the sea!”

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Dec 5th 2015, 7:53 PM 18,924 Views 2 Comments

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

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country
# Storm Desmond
# Storm Desmond

Photos show extent of Storm Desmond flooding across the country

Dec 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 82,007 Views 31 Comments

Some roads are impassable with serious flooding in some areas.

1,700 homes still without power as crews work to repair faults
# Storm Desmond
# Storm Desmond

1,700 homes still without power as crews work to repair faults

Dec 5th 2015, 5:50 PM 31,992 Views 28 Comments

Crews restored power to around 11,000 customers today.

Weather warnings in place across the country as Storm Desmond rages on
# Not A Great Drying Day
# Not A Great Drying Day

Weather warnings in place across the country as Storm Desmond rages on

Dec 5th 2015, 3:00 PM 66,273 Views 45 Comments

Here is what you need to know as the bad weather enters day two.

Video: May we present the wettest GAA pitch in Ireland today
# Pitch Unplayable
From The42
# Pitch Unplayable

Video: May we present the wettest GAA pitch in Ireland today

Dec 5th 2015, 1:35 PM 57,681 Views 30 Comments

Clonbur GAA Club in Galway has felt the full force of Storm Desmond.

Leinster's game with Glasgow is OFF as Storm Desmond plays havoc with this weekend's sport
# Weather Warning
From The42
# Weather Warning

Leinster's game with Glasgow is OFF as Storm Desmond plays havoc with this weekend's sport

Dec 5th 2015, 1:00 PM 32,991 Views 24 Comments

A number of sporting events have already been cancelled.

# storm-desmond - Friday 4 December, 2015

Thousands of homes will be without power overnight thanks to Storm Desmond
# Wild Wild West
# Wild Wild West

Thousands of homes will be without power overnight thanks to Storm Desmond

Dec 4th 2015, 11:57 PM 54,413 Views 59 Comments

The status red weather warning came into effect at 6pm.

15 gas tweets that sum up Ireland during Storm Desmond
# Taken The Roads In
From The Daily Edge
# Taken The Roads In

15 gas tweets that sum up Ireland during Storm Desmond

Dec 4th 2015, 8:33 PM 12,604 Views 5 Comments

It’s windy and rainy, but we’re still joking.