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28 Oct 2011 Comments Off on AFTER THE DELUGE

The many Co Monaghan residents and businesspeople engaged in extensive clean-up operations at the present time after this week’s severe flooding will undoubtedly be the focus of widespread community support and practical assistance. It is always a heartening by-product of emergency situations of this type to witness how the characteristic of altruistic neighbourliness – often regarded as being hunted near to extinction by the social changes that have happened in Ireland in recent decades – reasserts itself unbidden with commendable force and effectiveness. The victims of flooding in ...