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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# beast from the east

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Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.
Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.
Peterborough defender Steven Taylor resorts to sweeping snow off the pitch mid-game
It was well worth the effort in the end as the Posh claimed a 2-1 win.
No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster
The decision was announced following a meeting of the National Emergency Coordination Group.
Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions
The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.
Conditions are going to deteriorate further as Met Éireann expects 25cm of snowfall by tomorrow
Temperatures will drop to as low as -6 degrees tonight.
Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.
PHOTOS: Many parts of Ireland are covered in snow
Stay safe out there.
Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap
The decision means that fuel allowance recipients will now automatically receive €45 for this week instead of the usual €22.50.
What does a red weather alert actually mean?
It basically means take action.
18 brilliant photos of the snow that we've all just woken up to
Is there any way we could arrange a second Christmas this week? Since we’ve got the weather.
Wednesday's sporting fixtures disrupted by heavy snowfall and adverse weather
The FAI says it’s monitoring the situation ahead of the weekend’s League of Ireland fixtures.
Transport update: Luas, bus and train services curtailed due to snow
Flights from Dublin Airport are also affected.
Red weather warning issued after heavy overnight snow
The Beast From The East has arrived.
Everything to know about keeping you and your household safe during Storm Emma
House, car, clothes and pets – we have you covered.
Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?
The extreme weather is coming, but what of its scary name?
Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather
Here’s what you need to do to help prevent your water pipes from bursting.
Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?
Schools around the country are anticipating closure this week.
'Significant increase in bread production' as consumers pick shelves dry in anticipation of The Beast
The nation’s sudden appetite for retail bread therapy shows no signs of abating.
Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'
Minister Jim Daly said that older people could claim the money back for fuel from welfare schemes.
'Continuous snow' to hit Ireland as Beast from the East clashes with Storm Emma
Gale force winds of up to 110km/h could occur over the coming days, Met Éireann has warned.
Poll: Have you checked in with an elderly neighbour in this cold snap?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits
The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that patients could experience “significant disruption for several days”.
People are 'selling' loaves of bread on DoneDeal after the Beast from the East panic buying
We doubt they’ll have much sales.
'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work
During Storm Ophelia’s red alert there was confusion as to whether people should go to work or remain at home.
Here's how to keep your pets warm and safe from The Beast this week
The ISPCA has issued advice on how to protect your pet during the freezing weather ahead.
Photos: Temperatures plunge as low as -20 as Europe gets battered by 'the Beast from the East'
The Arctic, meanwhile, is undergoing an unseasonable heatwave.
So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?
It won’t even come close, says one expert.
Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather
Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.
PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow
A snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties in Ireland.
What exactly is the 'Beast from the East'? And why is it going to be absolutely freezing this week?
The polar vortex from Siberia is bringing extremely cold temperatures all over Europe.
Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.
13 of the best tweets about the impending 'Beast from the East'
Storm’s a comin’.