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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Brrr

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In pictures: Taking the plunge at Sandycove's Christmas swim
Hundreds turned out to brave the icy waters at Dublin’s Forty Foot this morning for the annual event. Brrrr…
South Korean president wears thermal underwear to save power
Lee Myung-bak is not the first president to call on citizens to reduce energy consumption in the national interest. Just ask Jimmy Carter…
Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010
As we look out the window of our Dublin HQ on this dark, windy evening, staff is reminiscing about last year’s Snovember.
Insurers face €224m bill for winter weather claims
The Irish Insurance Federation says its members have paid out €765m for weather damage in just 14 months.
FBD premium hikes expected after surge in weather claims
Announcing performance figures for 2010, the insurer says the level of weather claims will mean increased premiums in 2011.
The Big Chill returns to Irish weather
Spring takes a step back as some snow forecast for hilly areas later this week.
Ryanair reports surprise €10m loss after snow cancellations
Higher fuel costs, industrial action and snow cancellations see Ryanair lose €10m in the three months to December 31.
The week in photos
The week that was, in pictures.
The week in photos
The week that was, in pictures.
Dempsey says Ireland's snow response 'better than Europe'
The Transport Minister tells the Dáil he thinks Ireland’s local authorities handled the big freeze better than others.
The Morning Score: Friday
The two unhappy Bohs players are identified publicly, another Irishman at Celtic Park is targeted and Declan Kidney’s injury worries worsen.
Ice persists across country's roads, motorists warned
Motorists have been urged to drive with extreme care as ice and black ice continue to cover roads across much of the country.
Motorists warned of ice and treacherous roads
Drivers have been warned that the most recent cold snap has brought with it dangerous road conditions. However, the freezing weather is not expected to last past the weekend.
The week in photos
Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.
It’s back: snow to return across Ireland tonight
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
Brrr… time to wrap up as freezing weather continues.
Snowfall and icy conditions predicted by weekend
Wintry weather set to continue over the coming weekend, according to meteorologists.
Water water everywhere (just not in your tap): Update on water cuts
Councils in Dublin, Cork, Clare, Leitrim, Sligo still struggling to identify leaks and restore full water supplies.
Nationwide blanket of snow predicted for Friday
Met Eireann warns that snow and sleet showers will lay down 10cm snow with “possible drifting”.
Leopardstown gets the go-ahead
Racing gets the green light as racecourse passes inspection this morning.
Irish Eye: Kenny live for high-flying QPR
Ronan Hunt Murphy reflects on the Irish stars’ performances in the lower leagues cross-channel.
300 passengers stuck on board cancelled flight for seven hours
The US Airways flight from Dublin to Philadelphia was ultimately cancelled… leaving passengers on board, and in the dark, for hours.
Airports scramble to get passengers home for Christmas
Irish airports are open and operating this morning, but further delays are expected due to a backlog of flights and poor conditions at other airports.
Poll: Are you planning a last-minute push for Christmas travel?
The traditionally busy Christmas travel period has been thrown into chaos by poor weather.
Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues
The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.
Connacht and Munster derby game moved to Monday
Pitch in Galway needs time to thaw out, Connacht chiefs say.
Flights resume at Dublin Airport
Dublin airport suspends all flights until lunchtime
Airports work to clear backlog as sub-zero temperatures go on
Aer Lingus and Ryanair both claim to be working at almost full capacity, with Ryanair putting on extra flights tomorrow.