Herb Street Cafe, Hanover Quay, Grand Canal Dock
Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tanaiste Joan Burton share a pot of tea and a final shared photocall of General Election 2016.
Páraic Gallagher tweetz:
Taoiseach meets homeless man on his final canvass of #GE16 in Athlone #RealityCheck
Previously: Help Is On Its Way
The Bastion Apartments, Athlone, Co Westmeath
Poland-born Emily Topka sips tay after being evacuated from her home due to flooding from the River Shannon.
Ms. Topka purchased a ground floor apartment in the block last April.
Anti Irish Water Interlopers during a live flood report by Ciaran Mullooly in Athlone on RTÉ One’s Six News last night.
Thanks Ultan Monahan
Athlone, Co Westmeath
The Shannon River did not reach its peak (top)during the night, and hundreds of homes survived being flooded as community, emergency services, Irish Red Cross and local council teams worked through the night to keep the rising waters at bay. However the river did burst its banks at The Strand (above), turning parts of the town into a Little Venice lookalike.
Thousands of litres of raw sewage pour onto the streets of Athlone as locals battle filthy flood waters (Independent.ie)
Yesterday: Athlone It Stands
Athlone town, Co Westmeath
An aeriel view of the River Shannon flowing into Athlone Town. The National Emergency Coordination Centre has said there is a high risk of flooding from Limerick City to Athlone tonight…
Met Eireann issues two weather warnings as Ireland set to be hit by worst floods in 20 years (David Maher, Irish Mirror)
Ronan Casey writes:
“Located close to the Athlone Institute of Technology is the above investment property, complete with plywood…”
Willow Park Drive, Athlone (Daft)
Maria Daly writes:
“Looks like another housing bubble has burst in Athlone…”
The Moorings House, Athlone (Daft)
Running out of places to go.
Athlone, Co Westmeath at lunchtime
Thanks Keith Sullivan
At the back of Longford District Court this morning during the hearing of the man accused of assauting two young girls in Athlone.
Via Brian Daly TV3