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'Grossly unfair people live in dread of flooding,' says Calleary ahead of Ballina consultation

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It is 'grossly unfair' that people in Ballina live with the constant dread of having all their possessions destroyed by flooding, Minister of State Dara Calleary said last evening, ahead of next week's public consultation on the Ballina Flood Relief Scheme.

Flood cells’ progress expected to curb potential threat of urban flooding

As the rising water levels of the River Shannon remain under close scrutiny, Westmeath County Council director of services, Barry Kehoe, has allayed the fears of urban residents and businesses who fear the potential detrimental impact of flooding should recent incessant rainfall continue.

Local Save Our Shannon Organisation expresses flood concerns as river levels rise

As rainfall continues to intensify at a local level this week, the Save Our Shannon Organisation has expressed vast concerns pertaining to the rising water levels and the detrimental impact potential flooding will have on homes and businesses.

Take care on the road as winter approaches

With winter fast approaching, extra care needs to be taken on the roads, particularly with greater falls of rainfall at this time of year.

Councillor welcomes installation of four new bus shelters in Monksland

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The installation of four new bus shelters serving the Monksland area has been welcomed by South Roscommon Fine Gael Councillor John Naughten.

Rev Lynda Peilow's Christmas ‘sandbag stocking’ to highlight Sudanese hunger crisis

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A new festive tradition began in Galway this week when a local clergy member hung a sandbag on her mantlepiece instead of a Christmas stocking, to raise awareness of the hunger crisis in flood-hit South Sudan.

Storm Barra makes detrimental impact in South Westmeath communities


Councils prepare for arrival of storm

As per Met Éireann’s latest storm advice, the effects of Storm Barra will begin to be felt across Ireland from Tuesday morning, continuing all the way into Wednesday morning. The main impacts will include strong winds, falling trees and potential flooding. High tide in Galway Bay will be at 6.45am Tuesday.

Progress on flood relief works for Salthill

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The floods which have played havoc with Salthill over the last decade could be greatly reduced and minimised now that flood relief plans for the area are progressing.

Three new bus stops on west side of city

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Three new bus stops are to be installed in the west side of the city as part of a plan to install 18 new shelters across the city as a whole.


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