I owe this one to Newt at the Portadown News. The Irish Independent in its editorial on Thursday said:

“Earthquakes and floods are rare indeed in Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown. Malfunctioning traffic lights are about the nearest that favoured location ever comes to a disaster.”

But in less that 24 hours flooding in the area was severe enough to prompt calls for the setting up of a new strategic government agency.

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