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# Munster Pride
O’Brien celebrates new milestone as Hurricane delivers in December prize
Doncaster win is 64th victory of the campaign for the Irish trainer who has been based in England since 1989.
# Mystery Solved
'What the heck is this?' Fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey
Preeti Desai shared the image on Twitter and the scientific community responded to solve the mystery.
'Hurricanes and flooding show we have to talk about climate change - now'
“For a brief moment the severity and seriousness of climate change has impinged on our consciousness”.
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named
The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.
# Flooding
Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.
# Texas
Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding
The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.
# Texas
'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims
The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.
US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees
Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston said “the narrative we didn’t open in time is totally untrue”.
Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas
The Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, has been left without power as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.
# Texas
Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey
“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”
# beygood
Beyoncé has pledged to help as many Hurricane Harvey victims as she can... Here's how celebs are helping out
The Kardashians have donated $500,000 to relief efforts.
President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.
Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
'We are all safe!': Break in hurricane allows Carlow teenager to get urgent cancer treatment
Shauntelle Tynan raised over €600,000 earlier this year to fund her journey to Texas Children’s Hospital.
# Devastation
PICTURES: The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on Texas
The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.
# Unprecedented
Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
# Texas
'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey
President Donald Trump has said he will visit the storm-stricken region.
At least two dead as city streets turn into rivers and dozens of tornados strike Texas
Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm.
# harvey dent-ed
'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down
President Donald Trump granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s request to declare a “major disaster” zone in the state.
Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years'
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed concern that not as many people are evacuating compared with previous storms.
Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas
The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.