County Councils in the Shannonside region spent almost four million euro in costs associated with extreme weather events , including flooding, in the last five years.
The Department of Local Government has paid back a total of €36m to councils across the country to meet costs associated with significant severe weather emergency events.
County Councils can apply to the Department of Local Government to cover costs associated with flooding or other extreme weather events such as storms or snowfalls, if they are not covered within their own budgets.
Information released to TD Holly Cairns shows councils in the Shannonside region billing the government just under four million between 2015 and 2020 related to costs associated with extreme weather.
Westmeath County Council recouped €1.5m in weather related costs - with Roscommon County Council applying to the government to cover costs of €991,094.74.
Longford claimed for a total of just over half a million related to extreme weather events €530,026.03 and the figure for Leitrim's local authority was €839,347.70.
Cork and Galway County Councils spent the most responding to extreme weather events in the last five years at €3.6m and €3.4m respectively.