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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Storm Damage

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# Storm Damage
The Luas Green Line won't return to full service until tomorrow
“Extensive” damage was done to Luas overhead lines during Storm Ali.
# dunbeg fort
'We cannot stress how dangerous it is': Ancient Kerry fort closed after storm damage
The site is precariously placed on a cliff edge.
# Storm Damage
Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today
Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.
# Storm Damage
Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion
A senior engineer with Clare Co Council told TheJournal.ie that the council is still waiting for clarification on project proposals from the OPW.
# damage control
Weatherman saves tiny shivering kitten from tornado rubble
The little thing was very cold, very wet, and very sad.
# premiums
Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs
A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.
# Prime Numbers
Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?
# still offline
UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power
The workers are being sent to provide back-up in the worst affected areas — including Kerry, Newcastlewest, Tipperary and Enniscorthy.
# Ashtown
Apartments evacuated due to storm damage
Meanwhile, the National Coordination Group has said we can expect high winds, ice and rain over the next few days.
# counting the cost
Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage
The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.
# Oireachtas agenda
Penalty points, parliamentary allowances and everything else happening in Leinster House today
What’s going on in Leinster House? Well, as you asked…
# Storm
Irish MEPs 'confident' EU will provide storm repair funds
A group of MEPs met with the Commissioner for Regional Development in Strasbourg this morning.
# counting the cost
Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms
Meanwhile, the government has been urged to seek funding from the European Union’s Solidarity Fund to assist with storm damage caused by the extreme weather.
# service interruption
8,500 Eircom customers without service as fallout from storm continues
Work is set to resume first thing tomorrow morning on repairing the damage.
# Storm Damage
Clerys lays off 86 staff 'for at least four weeks'
The iconic Dublin department store remains closed more than three weeks after a storm caused massive damage to the building.
# Joplin
Obama to visit tornado hit Joplin, Missouri as death toll stands at 139
Officials say that a further 100 people are still missing as Obama swaps European diplomacy for a role as “healer-in-chief” for the devastated city.