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Westmeath students shine at Young Scientist Exhibition


Rural areas left out in the cold in any plan for flood defences


Council considers applying for €500k Flood Relief Fund from OPW


Cost of flood defence in Athlone reaches €750,000

Almost €750,000 has been spent by Westmeath County Council in its effort to defend Athlone and its environs from the rising waters of the River Shannon since the beginning of December.

Motorway construction must not exacerbate flooding warns Connaughton

Construction of the new N17/18 Tuam to Gort motorway “must not exacerbate flooding in north and south Galway”, as householders and land owners need to be “reassured” that flood risk is given “proper recognition” in the motorway’s design.

Don’t let the wet weather rain on your parade

With wet weather continuing to engulf the UK and Ireland, the Institute of Advanced Motorists’ (IAM) director of standards, Mark Lewis, looks at how drivers can best prepare for driving in heavy rain.

Tips for driving in high winds

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has published some advice for motorists on how to cope with driving in high winds.

Fast track compensation plan needed for flooded farmers says Rabbitte

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Farmers in east Galway must be "adequately compensated" for the damage and loss of earnings they have suffered due to the winter floods, especially as their "livelihoods’ are in jeopardy", and many will not qualify for relief funding.

Pilot flood protection measures to be rolled out in Crossmolina

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Fine Gael TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has welcomed new measures introduced by Government this week to tackle the aftermath of the flooding, including the roll-out of a pilot flood protection scheme in Crossmolina.


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