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# storm-barra - Thursday 9 December, 2021

3,000 remain without power in wake of Storm Barra
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3,000 remain without power in wake of Storm Barra

Updated Dec 9th 2021, 6:20 PM 12,403 Views 4 Comments

The ESB said it’s mainly customers in parts of Kerry, Sligo and Leitrim who are still dealing with faults.

# storm-barra - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation
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Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation

Dec 8th 2021, 8:34 PM 37,875 Views 7 Comments
  • Further high winds last night left thousands of homes, farms and businesses without power and water.
  • Some people may remain without power into tomorrow.
  • Six Boil Water Notices are currently in effect in various parts of the country.
Schools across the country advised to 'open tomorrow as usual'
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# Storm Barra

Schools across the country advised to 'open tomorrow as usual'

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 3:01 PM 75,893 Views 74 Comments

Schools are closed in 12 counties today.

As it happened: Schools closed in 12 counties and transport disrupted as Storm Barra moves north
Live Dec 8th 2021, 8:25 AM

As it happened: Schools closed in 12 counties and transport disrupted as Storm Barra moves north

  • Storm Barra is making its way across the north west, leaving thousands without power.
  • Schools in 12 counties are to remain closed today - Dublin was added to the list late last night.
  • Local authorities in counties with no Status Orange warnings have begun clearing trees from the roads.

# storm-barra - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed
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Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed

Dec 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 259,216 Views 97 Comments
  • This includes counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Limerick, Clare, Galway, Mayo and Wexford.
  • The advice to close also applies to third-level facilities in the affected counties.
  • If an individual school in other areas is deemed by school boards to be affected by the storm they can decide to close.
As it happened: Power outages, flooding and now a Dublin orange warning as Storm Barra hits
Live Dec 7th 2021, 9:35 PM

As it happened: Power outages, flooding and now a Dublin orange warning as Storm Barra hits

  • Schools will be closed again tomorrow in 11 counties
  • Some 38,000 homes and businesses around the country remain without power
  • A status red warning is in place in Co Clare
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
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# Power Cuts

ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 9:03 PM 116,939 Views 68 Comments

Most parts of the country are experiencing strong and gusty winds.

Five 'boil water' notices issued as Storm Barra impacts water supplies of over 76,000 people
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# Water Outages

Five 'boil water' notices issued as Storm Barra impacts water supplies of over 76,000 people

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 5:59 PM 29,077 Views 7 Comments

The Boil Water Notices are in place in Cork, Kerry, Donegal and Wexford

PHOTOS: A selection of your Christmas trees
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# Feeling Festive

PHOTOS: A selection of your Christmas trees

Dec 7th 2021, 4:35 PM 19,111 Views 4 Comments

The weather outside is frightful…

How does Met Éireann decide on weather warnings?
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# Weather Warning

How does Met Éireann decide on weather warnings?

Dec 7th 2021, 1:32 PM 11,174 Views 15 Comments

The forecaster will usually refrain from issuing warnings more than 60-hours in advance

As it happened: Tens of thousands without power and people told to stay indoors in Red counties
Live Dec 7th 2021, 12:00 PM

As it happened: Tens of thousands without power and people told to stay indoors in Red counties

  • Status Red warnings are now in place in Cork and Kerry - with a further Red warning to take effect in Clare from 4pm
  • The rest of the country is covered by Orange and Yellow warnings
  • Over 50,000 premises are without power and schools in Red and Orange counties are closed
Storm Barra: Everything you need to know as it arrives on our shores
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# Storm Barra

Storm Barra: Everything you need to know as it arrives on our shores

Dec 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 66,933 Views 13 Comments

The storm is set to bring high winds and heavy rainfall across the country, with some counties also expecting flooding in coastal areas.

# storm-barra - Monday 6 December, 2021

Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts
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# Storm Barra

Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 9:04 PM 212,209 Views 59 Comments
  • Schools and colleges have been closed across 12 counties because of the approaching storm.
  • The HSE has cancelled Covid vaccine clinics in several counties.
  • The Taoiseach urged people to stay at home and "avoid the coast at all costs".
Storm Barra: All schools and colleges in counties under Red and Orange warnings to close tomorrow
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# Schools Closed

Storm Barra: All schools and colleges in counties under Red and Orange warnings to close tomorrow

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 8:15 PM 153,681 Views 65 Comments

Schools, colleges and universities across 12 counties are being told not to open tomorrow because of the approaching storm.

# storm-barra - Sunday 5 December, 2021

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week
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# Storm Barra

Status Orange and Yellow warnings issued ahead of Storm Barra next week

Updated Dec 5th 2021, 5:28 PM 106,329 Views 51 Comments

The weather warnings will be in place for the country on Tuesday and early Wednesday.