Not a single Flood Risk Management Plan provided

  THE Government has still not provided a single Flood Risk Management Plan as required under EU Regulations, Sinn Féin MEP for the Midlands North-West, Matt Carthy, has said.  “Our solidarity and immediate support must go to those communities, particularly in the North-West who are facing the aftermath of this week’s torrential rainfall. Advertisement “Of course, there […]

Fianna Fáil call for emergency funding for flood victims

    FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Transport, Tourism and Sport Robert Troy TD has called on Minister Shane Ross to make emergency funding available to those impacted by last nights flooding. Advertisement Deputy Troy made the comments as torrential rain overnight led to the collapse of roads and bridges around the county. He said funds […]

Clean up operations under way across Donegal

CLEAN up operations are getting under way in many parts of Donegal this morning following a night of heavy flooding. Inishowen appears to have borne the brunt of the devastation with several roads still impassable. Donegal County Council is advising of a number of bridge collapses, including from Quigley’s Point to Carndonagh where the road […]

Thunderstorm activity in Donegal

  Met Eireann has issued weather warnings for Donegal as we can expect heavy downpours and thunderstorm activity throughout the rest of the evening.  A status orange weather alert for thunder was issued this morning, as well as a status yellow warning for heavy rainfall, as well as local spot flooding.  Advertisement Heavy showers and thunder […]