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#Storm Emma

# storm-emma - All time

Thousands of homes still without water and power
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

Thousands of homes still without water and power

Mar 4th 2018, 10:49 AM 11,629 Views 24 Comments

Crews have been working through the night to restore service.

Amy Huberman's tweet about #BreadGate is being turned into an actual t-shirt for charity
# Born And Bread
From The Daily Edge
# Born And Bread

Amy Huberman's tweet about #BreadGate is being turned into an actual t-shirt for charity

Mar 4th 2018, 10:19 AM 7,477 Views 4 Comments

All profits are going to Focus Ireland.

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening
# Expected To Open
# Expected To Open

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Mar 4th 2018, 8:25 AM 34,137 Views 17 Comments

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off

Mar 4th 2018, 8:12 AM 26,931 Views 6 Comments

The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?
# Beast From The East
From The Daily Edge
# Beast From The East

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,085 Views 1 Comment

We all know which one is the cool storm.

How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:00 PM 67,263 Views 8 Comments

Plus: How many tonnes of salt did we have?

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast

Mar 3rd 2018, 5:46 PM 22,365 Views 9 Comments

Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.

This Kilkenny mammy took a tractor to work during Storm Emma and now she's going global
# Sneachta
From The Daily Edge
# Sneachta

This Kilkenny mammy took a tractor to work during Storm Emma and now she's going global

Mar 3rd 2018, 4:30 PM 9,858 Views 3 Comments

What a legend.

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms
# Milkmageddon
# Milkmageddon

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms

Mar 3rd 2018, 2:35 PM 32,377 Views 56 Comments

Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open
# Doors Open
# Doors Open

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:55 PM 99,995 Views 77 Comments

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible
# School's Back
# School's Back

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:11 PM 28,972 Views 8 Comments

The final decision will be made by the schools themselves.

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'
# Be Warned
# Be Warned

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:57 AM 23,180 Views 14 Comments

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
# Garda Resources
# Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:11 AM 72,904 Views 0 Comments

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
# A Helping Hand
# A Helping Hand

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:30 AM 24,889 Views 92 Comments

In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:14 AM 29,904 Views 69 Comments

It’s been a confusing few days for employees.

Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting
# Lidl
# Lidl

Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting

Mar 3rd 2018, 9:03 AM 64,089 Views 0 Comments

One man remains in custody.

How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:02 PM 112,125 Views 62 Comments

“Coming up after the break… I’ve no idea.”

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

Mar 2nd 2018, 10:45 PM 79,561 Views 50 Comments

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain
# The Big Freeze
# The Big Freeze

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:52 PM 17,247 Views 47 Comments

Increased demand and power outages are putting the country’s reservoirs under pressure, Irish Water said.

Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars
# Beast In The East
# Beast In The East

Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:25 PM 39,522 Views 33 Comments

Up to a metre of snow fell in parts of Wexford, according to the County Council.

15 of the most creative snowmen built around Ireland this week
# Sneatcha
From The Daily Edge
# Sneatcha

15 of the most creative snowmen built around Ireland this week

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:00 PM 24,287 Views 3 Comments

Yis are all legends.

Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma
# Lovely Gesture
From The42
# Lovely Gesture

Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 7:19 PM 10,408 Views 10 Comments

The Championship club is providing a place to sleep, hot food and drinks.

Roads and rail lines flooded as conditions worsen in Dublin and Wicklow
# Sandbags At The Ready
# Sandbags At The Ready

Roads and rail lines flooded as conditions worsen in Dublin and Wicklow

Mar 2nd 2018, 7:05 PM 112,331 Views 35 Comments

One resident said the seawater reached his door earlier today.

President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services
# Stay Safe
# Stay Safe

President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:56 PM 15,191 Views 39 Comments

The President said that he has had to cancel a number of events.

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:46 PM 29,318 Views 15 Comments

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'
Live Mar 2nd 2018, 5:38 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'

34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma
# Into Darkness
# Into Darkness

34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 5:25 PM 56,122 Views 17 Comments

Many of those affected lost their power last night.

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
# Stormy Waters
# Stormy Waters

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,111 Views 115 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow
# Feast From The East
# Feast From The East

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:49 PM 76,651 Views 61 Comments

The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 137,327 Views 75 Comments

Snow will continue to fall until this evening and sleety showers are expected tomorrow.

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 21,888 Views 12 Comments

Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,026 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash
# Refunds
# Refunds

Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash

Mar 2nd 2018, 1:24 PM 18,347 Views 28 Comments

The refunds cover Wednesday, Thursday and today.

PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country

Mar 2nd 2018, 1:10 PM 142,787 Views 50 Comments

It’s a winter wonderland … in March.

AS IT HAPPENED: Storm Emma blankets the nation in large amounts of snow - and there's more to come
Live Mar 2nd 2018, 12:55 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Storm Emma blankets the nation in large amounts of snow - and there's more to come

At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:33 PM 14,283 Views 34 Comments

Eir says it is working to reconnect people.

A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago
# Sneachta
From The Daily Edge
# Sneachta

A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:02 PM 14,606 Views 5 Comments

The snowman is about 11ft tall.

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:55 AM 16,694 Views 17 Comments

Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:40 AM 111,048 Views 89 Comments

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions
# All Systems Go
# All Systems Go

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:35 AM 44,751 Views 44 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.