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Who can help?

There are a number of different organisations that can help in a flood


Emergency Services

If you have an emergency, please phone the emergency services at 112 or 999



ESB Networks LoCall 1850 372 999 
Bord Gais LoCall 1850 20 50 50
Irish Water LoCall 1890 278 278


 Weather Forecast

Visit the homepage of Met Éireann website:    www.met.ie

Watch or listen to national and local tv and radio news bulletins


Local Authority Contacts

Local Authority contacts can be found here:

Local Authority Contact Information 2016 PDF


 Other Useful Contacts

Office of Emergency Planning www.emergencyplanning.ie
  1890 252 736
Health Service Executive  www.hse.ie
  1850 24 1850
Department of Social Protection www.welfare.ie
  1890 500 000
Teagasc www.teagasc.ie
  057 9170200
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine www.agriculture.gov.ie
  1890 200 509
Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation www.djei.ie
Health & Safety Authority www.hsa.ie 
Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government www.housing.gov.ie
Office of Public Works www.opw.ie
  Email: info@opw.ie



Association of Consulting Engineers of Ireland (ACEI) - For advice on structural surveys and a directory of ACEI structural Engineers see website www.acei.ie


Citizens Information (information on social and public services): www.citizensinformation.ie    0761 07 4000




When claiming for flood damage on your insurance remember the do’s and don’ts below:

  • Do telephone your insurance company’s 24 hour emergency helpline to get the process started as soon as possible.
  • Do commission immediate emergency pumping and repair work to protect your property from further damage.
  • Do get advice from your insurance company on reputable contractors and builders.
  • Do check with your insurer if you have to move into alternative accommodation, as this is often covered by your policy.
  • Do make sure your insurance company knows where to contact you if you have to move out of your home.
  • Do keep an inventory of all your correspondence with your insurance company.
  • Don’t begin any work without the approval of your insurance company.