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#Big Freeze

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'Risk to life' warning issued in UK as snow forces motorists to abandon cars and pupils to stay in school
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

'Risk to life' warning issued in UK as snow forces motorists to abandon cars and pupils to stay in school

Feb 1st 2019, 7:54 AM 33,826 Views 18 Comments

Temperatures dropped as low as -15.4 in the Scottish Highlands last night.

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,189 Views 34 Comments

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma
# The Beast
# The Beast

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma

Feb 26th 2018, 3:33 PM 93,742 Views 82 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group said there may be a Status Red warning later this week.

Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia
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From The42
# Big Freeze

Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia

Nov 14th 2015, 10:22 AM 14,831 Views 9 Comments

Job done for Pat Lam’s men in Krasnoyarsk.

This was the scene in Ireland four years ago today
# Snow Joke
From The Daily Edge
# Snow Joke

This was the scene in Ireland four years ago today

Dec 3rd 2014, 10:02 PM 6,603 Views 3 Comments

The big freeze of 2010.

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago

Nov 28th 2014, 3:18 PM 33,898 Views 20 Comments

The snows started falling on this day four years ago, capping what was the coldest November period on record and heralding the start of the ‘Big Freeze’.

How prepared is Ireland for another big freeze?
# Winter Is Coming
# Winter Is Coming

How prepared is Ireland for another big freeze?

Nov 9th 2014, 8:15 AM 57,806 Views 120 Comments

No one needs to panic – we have more than enough salt this time.

11 things we can expect this winter if Ireland experiences another 'big freeze'
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From The Daily Edge
# Big Freeze

11 things we can expect this winter if Ireland experiences another 'big freeze'

Oct 30th 2014, 1:08 PM 46,531 Views 50 Comments

SALT. EVERYWHERE.

Rates freeze would see 'return to bustling main streets'
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# Big Freeze

Rates freeze would see 'return to bustling main streets'

May 29th 2014, 10:32 AM 8,190 Views 17 Comments

Call on newly-elected councillors to drive recovery in “busy main streets”.

Ad agency denies 'poo rain' seen flooding into office
# Poo-ple Rain
From The Daily Edge
# Poo-ple Rain

Ad agency denies 'poo rain' seen flooding into office

Jan 9th 2014, 1:45 PM 2,396 Views 0 Comments

What’s the opposite of Hallelujah?

Think it's chilly in Ireland? Here's what they're dealing with in the States
# Baltic
From The Daily Edge
# Baltic

Think it's chilly in Ireland? Here's what they're dealing with in the States

Jan 7th 2014, 1:53 PM 5,871 Views 2 Comments

America’s toilets are literally freezing.

Your 'Seems Like Lovely Weather for a Dip' Pics of the Day
# Big Freeze 2010
# Big Freeze 2010

Your 'Seems Like Lovely Weather for a Dip' Pics of the Day

Dec 29th 2013, 7:15 AM 16,974 Views 6 Comments

Stay classy, Blessington Lakes…

Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982?
# Big Freeze
From The Daily Edge
# Big Freeze

Who remembers Ireland's 'Big Snow' of 1982?

Dec 24th 2013, 9:45 AM 19,683 Views 3 Comments

Check out these vintage videos.

Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010
# Anniversary
From The Daily Edge
# Anniversary

Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010

Nov 24th 2011, 7:45 PM 15,446 Views 37 Comments

As we look out the window of our Dublin HQ on this dark, windy evening, TheJournal.ie staff is reminiscing about last year’s Snovember.

Poll: Are you ready for snow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you ready for snow?

Nov 12th 2011, 12:32 PM 3,382 Views 42 Comments

Is this sunny weather lulling us into a false sense of security or are you getting prepared for more harsh weather conditions later this year?

NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice
# Let It Snow
# Let It Snow

NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice

Nov 9th 2011, 6:04 PM 1,552 Views 25 Comments

The National Roads Authority has said it has enough salt to cover roads for three normal seasons, while Dublin City Council are meeting tomorrow to discuss measures to ensure citizens are protected from any harsh conditions this winter.

January will be the coldest month this winter - forecast
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

January will be the coldest month this winter - forecast

Oct 13th 2011, 3:46 PM 8,757 Views 22 Comments

Irish Weather Online’s long-range forecaster Peter O’Donnell predicts a mixed bag of snow, rain and milder conditions this winter. Remember he was the guy who got it right last year?

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital
# Health
# Health

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital

Jul 15th 2011, 8:39 AM 340 Views 0 Comments

Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.

FBD premium hikes expected after surge in weather claims
# Insurance
# Insurance

FBD premium hikes expected after surge in weather claims

Mar 8th 2011, 10:52 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

Announcing performance figures for 2010, the insurer says the level of weather claims will mean increased premiums in 2011.

Ryanair reports surprise €10m loss after snow cancellations
# Ryanair
# Ryanair

Ryanair reports surprise €10m loss after snow cancellations

Jan 31st 2011, 10:18 AM 714 Views 0 Comments

Higher fuel costs, industrial action and snow cancellations see Ryanair lose €10m in the three months to December 31.

Dempsey says Ireland's snow response 'better than Europe'
# Brrr
# Brrr

Dempsey says Ireland's snow response 'better than Europe'

Jan 18th 2011, 4:10 PM 477 Views 0 Comments

The Transport Minister tells the Dáil he thinks Ireland’s local authorities handled the big freeze better than others.

It’s back: snow to return across Ireland tonight
# Brrr
# Brrr

It’s back: snow to return across Ireland tonight

Jan 7th 2011, 2:04 PM 1,847 Views 0 Comments

Munster and south Leinster will see the return of the dreaded white stuff, after overnight temperatures dropped to -6.8°C.

Sub-zero temperatures strike again
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# Brrr

Sub-zero temperatures strike again

Jan 6th 2011, 9:01 AM 509 Views 0 Comments

Brrr… time to wrap up as freezing weather continues.

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues
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# Brrr

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues

Dec 23rd 2010, 7:01 PM 1,854 Views 0 Comments

The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.

Airports work to clear backlog as sub-zero temperatures go on
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# Brrr

Airports work to clear backlog as sub-zero temperatures go on

Dec 22nd 2010, 7:17 PM 493 Views 0 Comments

Aer Lingus and Ryanair both claim to be working at almost full capacity, with Ryanair putting on extra flights tomorrow.

Dublin Bus to cease routes at 10pm tonight
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# Brrr

Dublin Bus to cease routes at 10pm tonight

Dec 21st 2010, 5:00 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

Big Freezes takes toll: some of the sport is off
# Off! Off! Off!
From The42
# Off! Off! Off!

Big Freezes takes toll: some of the sport is off

Dec 18th 2010, 12:54 PM 178 Views 0 Comments

No, not THAT kind of “off”. Navan’s races are on, but UK meetings suffer, as do two Premier League games and some rugby.

Transport chaos looms as cold weather returns
# Brrr
# Brrr

Transport chaos looms as cold weather returns

Dec 18th 2010, 12:47 PM 1,781 Views 0 Comments

Sub-zero temperatures return and public transport is hit – while local authorities admit that salt supplies are running low.

Poll: Are our local authorities doing enough to keep us moving?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are our local authorities doing enough to keep us moving?

Dec 18th 2010, 11:35 AM 472 Views 0 Comments

Are you happy with how your local authority has acted to keep you moving – or do you think they could do more?

Severe weather warning issued
# Cold Snap
# Cold Snap

Severe weather warning issued

Dec 15th 2010, 8:17 PM 1,002 Views 0 Comments

More snow is expected – but Mét Eireann says it this cold snap will not be as severe as the recent one.

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos
# Scotland
# Scotland

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos

Dec 11th 2010, 5:07 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

Stewart Stevenson quits after stinging criticism of his handling of the weather crisis, admitting he could have done better.

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