A section of a 2km line of sandbags along the Shannon river at St Mary’s Park, Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

More funds will be needed to help repair damage to public infrastructure after one of the worst storms to hit the country in decades wreaked havoc (...)

Pedestrians battle the wind and rain on Patrick’s Bridge in Cork during Wednesday’s storm. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The political response to the prolonged bout of severe weather which has included eight storms since Christmas has had local, national and EU d(...)

Fianna Fáil social protection spokesman Willie O’Dea: ‘the group should have been much more visible in the past month.’ Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Government has defended the decision of the National Emergency Coordination Group not to hold until yesterday its first plenary meeting in respons(...)