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Family lose dog during Hurricane Sandy, find it almost two years later in a pound
Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012. Last week, the James family finally found their dog Reckless.
The Irish football team visit Hurricane Sandy victims in New York
The team met with numerous survivors of last October’s destruction.
What can Irish firefighters learn from Superstorm Sandy?
A New York fire fighter visited Cork this week to talk to the Irish Chief Officers Association annual conference – here’s some of what he told them.
Ireland pledges $50k in funding for New York community devastated by Hurricane Sandy
The Government funding is part of a $320,000 totbal to be provided to community projects in the areas most affected by Sandy.
Column: Climate change warnings should put the heat on all of us
The last 12 months have seen unprecedented climatic developments, writes Gavin Harte. Are we going to heed the warning?
Superstorm Sandy: Congress to vote on aid after stinging rebuke from governor
New Jersey governor Chris Christie pulled no punches in condemning “toxic internal politics” within his own Republican party.
You want to see Paul McCartney playing with Nirvana, right?
Predictably, Courtney Love is not impressed.
NHL stars forget lock-out woes to compete in Hurricane Sandy fundraiser
Over 30 of North America’s finest ice hockey talents combined for heavy checks and generous cheques.
VIDEO: 'We take care of our business, and then we go home to deal with the dark'
Coach Victor Nazario delivered this inspirational pep talk to a high school football team hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.
Look at these Hurricane Sandy charity t-shirts
They’re a little unsettling, but all profits go towards relief efforts.
Snowstorm hits as US north-east recovers from Sandy
In New York and New Jersey, rain and heavy wind carried the potential to swamp homes again and toppled trees wrenched loose by Sandy.
Explainer: What is reinsurance, and how does it help cover natural disasters?
With the costs of Hurricane Sandy expected to be at least €20 billion, insurers will be looking to reinsurance companies to cover most of the bill. But what are they?
Hello ladies (and Bernard)! It’s the sporting tweets of the week
Gary Lineker recalls Jimmy Hill’s sage advice, while Giuseppe Rossi does his bit for the Hurricane Sandy victims.
New York marathon runners vent frustration
Some of those prevented from competing expressed their understanding, while others were less sympathetic.
VIDEO: Knicks give New York plenty to cheer about in win over Heat
Just days after Hurricane Sandy flooded the streets around Madison Square Garden, the venue showcased a shock defeat for Miami.
Common sense: NYC cancels marathon
Mayor Michael Bloomberg rowed back on his initial decision to let the race go ahead, calling it a ‘a source of controversy and division’.
NFL owners, players donate $1 million to Sandy relief
A pre-game salute will also be made to first response crews at all NFL games this weekend, the league said today.
Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.
This NBA star's top-class Range Rover is currently under water
Sucks to be Amar’e Stoudemire.
15 photos of people's food supplies for superstorm Sandy
Anyone for crackers?
NYC tries to recover from storm as marathon nears
Irish entrants to this year’s marathon in the Big Apple are facing a long road to the start line.
Cuba urged to allow duty-free imports after storm
Cuba’s government has been asked to help victims of Hurricane Sandy by suspending duties on imports of basic necessities such as food and medicine.
Superstorm Sandy: Governor says he will reschedule Halloween if necessary
The weather can mess with Chris Christie all it likes, he’ll just whip out his Executive Order and do what he wants.
Best Hurricane Sandy videobomb so far
No comment.
13 essential celebrity tips for surviving superstorm Sandy
Famous people were at risk too, you know.
LIVE: Watch the Weather Channel’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy
The hurricane is now just hours from making landfall. Watch live coverage from the United States right here.
14 rescued, 2 still missing after Hurricane sinks 'HMS Bounty'
The tall ship – a replica of the one made famous by its mutiny – sank off North Carolina after being caught in Hurricane Sandy.
PHOTOS: New York battens down the hatches as Sandy approaches
The Metropolitan Transport Authority has locked up the train network ahead of Sandy’s landfall this evening.
Irish citizens advised not to travel to eastern US until Sandy passes
The Department of Foreign Affairs says you shouldn’t travel until Sandy passes, and the damage can be evaluated.
'Don't be stupid. Get out.' - Mass shut down as Sandy approaches US
Financial markets have closed and residents along the Eastern Seaboard have been told to evacuate as Hurricane Sandy approaches.
New York: Thousands evacuated, subways closed down in advance of massive storm
The city is applying precautions ahead of the ‘megastorm’ headed towards the US east coast.
US presidential race jolted by looming 'megastorm'
The candidates are forced to cancel some appearances as states of emergency are declared across eight states.
'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm
Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.
Hurricane Sandy death toll rises to 38 in Caribbean
Hurricane Sandy raged through the Bahamas today after leaving 38 people dead across the Caribbean.
Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”
Hurricane Sandy strikes Cuba, Jamaica
One person was killed in Jamaica while 1,700 people were evacuated in Santiago de Cuba as a precautionary measure.