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President Michael D Higgins with Lisa and Jessica McNamara of King’s Island Limerick, victims of the recent flooding. Photograph: Don Moloney/Press 22

The people of Cork hit by flooding last week deserve the best possible solution in the shortest possible time, President Michael D Higgins said today (...)

Analysis shows relatively small rises in tide levels can have huge effect on extent of flooding in Cork city centre. Photograph:  Ger McCarthy

A tidal barrier across Cork Harbour has been ruled out by experts drawing up a plan to prevent a repeat of last week’s flooding in Cork city centre.Ac(...)

Brian Hayes, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works: the Government will make up to €100 million available to carry out flood protection work for Cork, he said yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The Government will make up to €100 million available to carry out flood protection work for Cork with a possible starting date for the three-year pro(...)

Reg Collins dries out money after the shop safe in Pamela Scott’s was flooded, on Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The morning after the night before and the trail of debris interspersed with sodden sandbags said all that needed to be said about how Cork city centr(...)

Residents behind sandbags at Poleberry, Waterford city. Photograph: Patrick Browne
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SOUTHEASTResidents and businesspeople along the southeast coast are hoping they are over the worst of the flooding which hit many areas badly on Monda(...)

A shopkeeper in Cork city centre preparing for    flooding yesterday evening.  Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

Many people in Cork city spent yesterday preparing for last night’s high tide and threatened flooding. City manager Tim Lucey urged business people in(...)

A woman bails out water from a shop in Cork last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA 1:25

Traders in Cork city centre are counting the cost this morning after a combination of high tides and strong southeasterly winds sent flood waters wash(...)

Rising flood waters on the South Mall in Cork tonight. Photograph: Alan Barry. 1:25

Fresh flooding has hit Cork city centre tonight. Water washed down the South Mall and onto Oliver Plunkett Street in a similar way to yesterday mornin(...)

Commuter Michelle Lane pictured during severe flooding South Mall, Cork city this morning. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

From Barry Roche, Southern CorrespondentBusinesses in Cork city centre are starting another clean-up after a combination of high tides and strong sout(...)