Shannon River

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A local man looks at the heavily flooded road near Springfield, Co Clare. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A number of homes in south east Clare near the Limerick border were flooded on Saturday after the Blackwater River breeched its banks. The river rose(...)

Flooding along the banks of the Shannon River near Athlone Town this week. In October 1954, the Athlone correspondent of The Irish Times “reported that the river had risen to a height never experienced before”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A few days before Christmas in 1932, Peter Moran from Drumsna, Co Leitrim, nearly drowned because of the flooding caused by the River Shannon bursting(...)

 One of the images for auction. “Heifer and Harvest Cart on Boat, going for Haycocks, and drawn by Wire across to Landing Stage”

A collection of rare Victorian images of flooding on the Shannon has come to light and will be sold at auction in Dublin next week. The set of prints(...)

Flooded fields and roads   along the Shannon:  more heavy rain is forecast to hit already devastated counties this weekend. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Families evacuated from their Clare and Limerick homes, which were surrounded by floodwater, are fearful they will have to spend Christmas in hotels,(...)

Flooding  this week along the banks of the Shannon river near Athlone town. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Westmeath County Council has placed two families in alternative accommodation as flooding continues to threaten parts of Athlone town. While the fa(...)

Flooding along the banks of the Shannon River near Athlone Town as seen from a helicopter on Thursday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The river Shannon is expected to swell further in coming days with heavy rain set to pose a heightened risk of flooding for roads and properties in We(...)

Aerial images of flooding in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Photograph: Jamie Martin.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he will bring a memo to Cabinet next Tuesday seeking funds to cover the full costs of flood damage ca(...)

Musician Mike Hogan and sons Mark and Sean are rescued from their home in Springfield, Clonlara, Co Clare. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

Residents and businesses have been warned water levels along the lower Shannon are continuing to rise steadily, and they may face further flooding ove(...)

A submerged tractor on flooded farm land near the village of Feakle, Co Clare after Storm Desmond. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

A man in his 70s is believed to have drowned in Co Monaghan when he left his car on entering flood waters and was then swept away. The man had been (...)

Proposals by Irish Water to serve Dublin and adjacent counties with water abstracted from the River Shannon appear to be based on existing weat(...)

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