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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Storm Emma

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Thousands of homes still without water and power
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
All profits are going to Focus Ireland.
Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening
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
The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.
Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?
We all know which one is the cool storm.
How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many tonnes of salt did we have?
Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
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
What a legend.
Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms
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
Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.
Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible
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'
Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.
Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
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?
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?
It’s been a confusing few days for employees.
Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting
One man remains in custody.
How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt
“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
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
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
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
Yis are all legends.
Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma
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
One resident said the seawater reached his door earlier today.
President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services
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
The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.
More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'
Our evening liveblog on the severe weather, covering what would normally be ‘rush hour’.
34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma
Many of those affected lost their power last night.
Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.
Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow
The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.
Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am
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
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
No one has been called Beast or East though.
Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash
The refunds cover Wednesday, Thursday and today.
PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country
It’s a winter wonderland … in March.
Storm Emma blankets the nation in large amounts of snow - and there's more to come
The snow will keep falling today.
At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma
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
The snowman is about 11ft tall.
Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
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
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
Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.