Ireland's recent and devastating storms are the subject of a one-hour Nationwide special on RTÉ One tonight with reports from Galway, Clare and Waterford featuring unseen footage and moving personal experiences.

The violent storms hammered Ireland's coastline over a prolonged period this January causing hundreds of millions of Euro worth of damage including extensive flooding, damage to coastal defences and impassable roads.

Tonight (January 24 at 7.00pm on RTÉ One) Nationwide reporters from around the country take a look at some of the worst hit areas including Galway, Clare and Waterford with dramatic footage and images of the storm as it besieged the country.