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The level of the River Shannon in Athlone has fallen by 51cm since its peak on January 5 and is predicted to fall further over the coming days, according to a report issued by Westmeath County Council on Tuesday.
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.
A public consultation meeting will take place in Ballinasloe on Monday to discuss new flood maps for the area.
Flood defences will have to be maintained throughout the Christmas holidays and possibly into the new year, Westmeath County Council has revealed.
Our homes are precious places. They are the last bastion of the day dreamer, they are the harbours to which our emotional ships flee in time of strife and bother. To our homes, we afford a feeling of invincibility because they are not bolstered alone by bricks and mortar, but by love and memories and familial strength. That is why when homes are burgled, so much more is lost than the goods that are taken. What is stolen first and foremost is the sanctity of the home, that the boundaries have been breached by someone not welcome, not invited.
Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin is calling on Mayo County Council to review its early warning and emergency response plan for Crossmolina following severe flooding in the town at the weekend when the River Deel burst its banks. Deputy Mulherin met locals whose business premises and homes were flooded at the scene in Crossmolina.
Mayo County Council have their preparations well under way in case their is a repeat of the storm conditions that battered the county last Christmas.