Connacht, Ireland Newswire (Page 5)

Connacht, Ireland Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Connacht, Ireland. (Page 5)

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  1. Fresh weather in effect as torrential rain due to hit country todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Independent.ie

    PARTS of the east coast face the prospect of being flooded after Met Eireann warned that a band of heavy rain will hit the country from early today. The warning came as the National Emergency Coordination Group said homeowners living along the River Shannon will have to continue pumping water from their properties for the next three weeks, and for even longer if heavy rains return.

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  2. Homeowners facing another three weeks of pumping waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Independent.ie

    Cavan farmer Simon West makes his way through the flood waters that surround his home at Derryheen. The county is under threat of further flooding.

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  3. Storm-weary householders face more torrential rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Storm-weary Irish householders and traders are bracing themselves for further damaging weather today with many areas remaining on high alert for flooding. Ireland said farewell to 2015 with the prospect of a seventh Atlantic storm of the season crashing into the west and south-west as traders urged the Government to quadruple the 5m Irish Red Cross flood aid scheme.

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  4. Finally, after weeks of waiting, Enda's wellies get some proper useRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Independent.ie

    It was tipped to be the day that ended the growing media demands, not to mention public clamour, for the Taoiseach to make an appearance. Enda Kenny's failure to don his wellies and "do a David Cameron" in the wake of Storm Frank caused ripples, even as torrents were gushing down the main streets of communities across Ireland.

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  5. 52-year old motorcyclist dies after collision with car in Co GalwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  6. GUINNESS PRO12: Ulster's Franco Van der Merwe seeks first success against MunsterRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Fermanagh Today

    South African lock Franco van der Merwe is hoping it's fourth time lucky on Saturday as he looks for his first victory over Munster. "I remember last year when we came very close, it was in the dying seconds we drew here and I think Jacko slotted a kick to get the draw.

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  7. Storm Frank: Kenny's visit to flood areas 'not for photoshoots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Independent.ie

    After days of public pressure, Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to visit areas devastated by the recent floods later this week. Mr Kenny has been heavily criticised for not breaking away from his Christmas holidays to see the flood-ravaged towns and villages for himself.

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  8. Thousands of homes without power as storm rips down trees and power linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Belfast Telegraph

    About 13,000 homes remained without power after 120 km/h gusts ripped down trees, taking overhead power lines with them, in the latest storm to wreak havoc across Ireland. Crews were despatched at first light to work on restoring networks in the worst-hit areas of Bandon, Fermoy and Cobh, in Co Cork, Maynooth in Co Kildare, Carnew, Co Wicklow and Athlone.

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  9. 'Sting in the tail' as Storm Frank batters the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Shem Caulfield and John Kedney paddle along the quay after the Nore burst its banks at Thomastown, Co Kilkenny. Picture Dylan Vaughan.

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  10. New project to significantly improve aquaculture efficienciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Galway Advertiser

    A new joint multidisciplinary aquaculture project between NUI Galway and Athlone Institute of Technology will significantly improve production management and efficiencies at inland aquaculture sites. MOREFISH, which is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, aims to develop and test new innovative technologies and processes.

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  11. Government reveals 26 sites which will house thousands of refugees fleeing Syrian conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Independent.ie

    In a bid to tackle the European Union's mounting migrant crisis, earlier this year Ireland agreed to accept 4,0000 refugees over the next two years. Now Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has identified the two dozen locations where these individuals will be housed.

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  12. Oldest American food companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Fox News

    Companies come and go, but there are some out there that have truly stood the test of time. In fact, some food and drink brands in your supermarket have been around since Colonial times.

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  13. Met Eireann fears Storm Frank could cause 'even worse flooding'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Fresh storm warnings threaten to bring more misery to areas already hit by severe flooding as Met Eireann issues four weather warnings as Storm Frank approaches. Storm Frank is due to sweep ashore shortly after lunchtime and Met Eireann's rain and wind alerts are due to come into affect at midday.

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  14. Air Corps to survey damage immediatelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Independent.ie

    "Following Storm Desmond, the Air Corps were tasked to support the Office of Public Works in surveying the damage from flooding in the Midlands region," said a Defence Forces spokesman. The flight crews were involved in a number of high-profile missions this year, including the deployment of both helicopters and fixed-wing PC-9s to protect Britain's Prince Charles during his visit to County Sligo.

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  15. Storm Frank rolls in to wreak havoc with even worse floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Fresh storm warnings threaten to bring more misery to areas already hit by severe flooding as Met Eireann issues four weather warnings as Storm Frank approaches. Storm Frank is due to sweep ashore shortly after lunchtime and Met Eireann's rain and wind alerts are due to come into affect at midday.

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  16. I wouldn't give him the time of dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Through much of the last century on unto the 21st century many people wear a wrist watch. Most people are very time conscious and try to keep up with the time of day to either meat schedules, or to accomplish a desired task before the close of the day.

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  17. Warnings of extensive flooding across the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | RTE.ie

    Several neighbours and friends assisted in bringing the remains of a deceased man on a tractor through the floods for burial at Saint's Island Met ireann, several county councils and the Irish Coast Guard has warned of extensive flooding across the country as Storm Frank approaches. This morning, members of the Civil Defence force provided relief to seven families who had been cut off from the village of Newtowncashel in Co Longford for the last three weeks.

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  18. New downpours threaten worst floods of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Independent.ie

    Storm Frank, which is sweeping in from across the Atlantic, is due to bring torrential downpours, strong winds, and high-risk wet weather conditions when it strikes Ireland today. And as conditions worsen, entire communities along the River Shannon have been told to stay indoors if at all possible.

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  19. Communities face more flood misery as heavy rain hits the country againRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Independent.ie

    'Questions such as why the Shannon is not regularly dredged, or why so many different players are involved, need to be addressed' Communities living along the Shannon were on high alert for more floods last night, but a new storm will just miss most of the country tomorrow, forecasters say. Met Eireann downgraded its forecast for the expected storm tomorrow, believing it will stay mostly in the Atlantic and head for Iceland instead of Ireland.

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  20. Homeowners along Shannon warned of new flooding threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Independent.ie

    A complicated net of water pumps are in action 24 hours a day to keep Athlone, Co. Westmeath dray ahead of Storm Fran Picture: Hany Marzouk Wet Christmas for Padric Collins and his family from Skehana, Co.

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