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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# beast from the east

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More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'
Our evening liveblog on the severe weather, covering what would normally be ‘rush hour’.
34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma
Many of those affected lost their power last night.
Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow
The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.
Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am
Snow will continue to fall until this evening and sleety showers are expected tomorrow.
Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country
Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.
80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
No one has been called Beast or East though.
Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash
The refunds cover Wednesday, Thursday and today.
PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country
It’s a winter wonderland … in March.
At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma
Eir says it is working to reconnect people.
A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago
The snowman is about 11ft tall.
Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.
'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential
Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.
Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions
Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.
Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?
Do you think you have snow business venturing out of the house?
Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.
14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
One person slept in a Garda station.
Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'
“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”
Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals
The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.
Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.
Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today
We’re not being dramatic when we say it might be the end of the world.
17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland
While you’re bunkered down for the night, here’s a roundup of snowy scenes from around the country.
People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'
Well sorry for not living in igloos.
Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.
Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further
The government has urged everyone across the country to be at home from 4pm today.
Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.
Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel
This is exactly what the nation needs right now. Another Christmas.
30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.
Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night
Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees today.
HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm
Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.
7 completely zen ways to make the most of your snow day at home
You’re trapped inside so make the most of it.
No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow
The government has urged everyone in a red area to be at home from 4pm today until 12 midday tomorrow.
'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding
People are being told to stay indoors, but what happens if you’ve a wedding.
What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?
Here’s what’s happening with the weather today.
'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert
Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).
Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing
It was a day of singular beauty around the emerald isle.
Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.
'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime
A Status Red snow-ice warning will be in place in Munster and Leinster from 4pm tomorrow.
Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight
The government has said that 25cm of snow is expected tomorrow, and 40cm on Friday.
All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.
People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow
Blizzard-like conditions are expected.