Campaigners against the proposed €140 million OPW flood protection scheme for Cork city say they will lobby politicians to look at alternatives after (...)

A homeowner sandbags his home in Sutton, Co Dublin this afternoon due to high tide and high winds. Cork homeowners and businesspeople along the South Mall and Oliver Plunkett Street as well as connecting side streets such as Princes Street, Cook Street, Marlborough Street and Pembroke Street had been keeping  sandbags at the ready for tonight.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fears that Cork would be hit by a second night of flooding proved unfounded tonight after evening time high tides passed without incident despite huge(...)