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#Ophelia

# ophelia - Monday 16 October, 2017

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

From The Daily Edge 18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge Ophelia

18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge

With help from The Irish For.

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm Ophelia This post contains videos

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car

The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb

Gardaí are advising members of the public to stay indoors until the storm has passed.

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland

Roofs are being blown off, trees are being uprooted and electricity wires are being damaged as Ophelia batters Ireland.

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know

Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree

A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in

US news outlets are providing extensive coverage of the storm’s arrival.

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

From The Daily Edge 23 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's mixed reaction to the arrival of Ophelia Ophelia

23 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's mixed reaction to the arrival of Ophelia

There are City Council workers out collecting leaves ahead of the hurricane. As you do.

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

We really hope you could avoid it.

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong

It’s the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

# ophelia - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning for the entire country.

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

From The Daily Edge 14 reactions that sum up Ireland's preparations for the incoming Hurricane Ophelia Red Warning

# ophelia - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia

The state bus service said that it would not be operating the school bus routes in Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo and Galway.

# ophelia - Friday 13 October, 2017

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why

We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

# ophelia - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?

Well no, probably not. It’s more likely to be a tropical storm, according to Met Éireann. We’re set for a rough start to next week though.

# ophelia - Wednesday 8 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia? To Be Or Not To Be?

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?

The death of a young child in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon may have inspired the noted playwright when composing one of his most famous and enduring plays, Hamlet.