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#Storm Emma

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Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:11 AM 61,361 Views 88 Comments

Do you think you have snow business venturing out of the house?

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:37 AM 56,929 Views 14 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 30,433 Views 112 Comments

One person slept in a Garda station.

Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'
# Take Care
# Take Care

Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'

Mar 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 152,983 Views 145 Comments

“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 52,106 Views 69 Comments

The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.

As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst
Live Mar 1st 2018, 11:00 PM

As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
# Electricity
# Electricity

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country

Mar 1st 2018, 10:10 PM 103,349 Views 53 Comments

ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up
# Power
# Power

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up

Mar 1st 2018, 8:11 PM 47,942 Views 46 Comments

Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.

White wedding: This couple tied the knot just before Dublin's 4pm 'curfew' today
# Never Mind Emma
# Never Mind Emma

White wedding: This couple tied the knot just before Dublin's 4pm 'curfew' today

Mar 1st 2018, 8:05 PM 66,503 Views 26 Comments

As Storm Emma closed in on Ireland groom Mark Davies told his bride, Tara McSwiney, that they would be married “come hell or high water”.

Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today
# Oh So Quiet
From The Daily Edge
# Oh So Quiet

Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today

Mar 1st 2018, 7:56 PM 28,123 Views 0 Comments

We’re not being dramatic when we say it might be the end of the world.

Up to one metre of snow forecast to fall in some eastern areas of Ireland
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

Up to one metre of snow forecast to fall in some eastern areas of Ireland

Mar 1st 2018, 6:54 PM 157,092 Views 255 Comments

Met Éireann has extended its status red warning for Leinster and Munster.

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland

Mar 1st 2018, 6:17 PM 41,321 Views 15 Comments

While you’re bunkered down for the night, here’s a roundup of snowy scenes from around the country.

People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'
# Get More Bread
From The Daily Edge
# Get More Bread

People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'

Mar 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 19,219 Views 8 Comments

Well sorry for not living in igloos.

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard
# Whiteout
# Whiteout

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard

Mar 1st 2018, 5:18 PM 55,249 Views 66 Comments

Sean O’Neill of Transport Infrastructure Ireland said “even in a tank” people would be at risk of driving off a bridge or motorway because of reduced visibility.

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow
# Transport
# Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Mar 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 54,696 Views 39 Comments

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
# Status Red
# Status Red

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 129,100 Views 77 Comments

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further

Mar 1st 2018, 4:13 PM 9,585 Views 9 Comments

The government has urged everyone across the country to be at home from 4pm today.

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now

Mar 1st 2018, 3:58 PM 78,313 Views 117 Comments

People are being advised to stay indoors until tomorrow afternoon as a blizzard moves in.

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
# Emergency Personnel
# Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,734 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown

Mar 1st 2018, 1:14 PM 25,276 Views 34 Comments

All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm
# The Beast
# The Beast

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 12:24 PM 52,381 Views 65 Comments

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel
# Christmas The Sequel
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas The Sequel

Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel

Mar 1st 2018, 11:50 AM 14,070 Views 6 Comments

This is exactly what the nation needs right now. Another Christmas.

AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions
Live Mar 1st 2018, 10:45 AM

AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5

Mar 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 45,347 Views 125 Comments

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night
# Freezing
# Freezing

Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night

Mar 1st 2018, 8:34 AM 22,029 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees today.

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 8:25 AM 68,489 Views 96 Comments

Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.

Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today

Mar 1st 2018, 8:10 AM 31,881 Views 22 Comments

Here’s what the country is seeing.

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow

Mar 1st 2018, 7:11 AM 19,062 Views 33 Comments

The government has urged everyone in a red area to be at home from 4pm today until 12 midday tomorrow.

From making bread to feeding birds - these are your comments on the weather
# Read Me
# Read Me

From making bread to feeding birds - these are your comments on the weather

Mar 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 24,764 Views 27 Comments

“I have bread to make breadballs for the kids to throw in the morning.”

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding
# Some Day For It
# Some Day For It

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding

Mar 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 50,385 Views 29 Comments

People are being told to stay indoors, but what happens if you’ve a wedding.

What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?
# The Blizzards
# The Blizzards

What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?

Mar 1st 2018, 6:05 AM 37,137 Views 14 Comments

Here’s what’s happening with the weather today.

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Mar 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 283,249 Views 65 Comments

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

Welfare payments due on Friday will now be paid tomorrow
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Welfare payments due on Friday will now be paid tomorrow

Feb 28th 2018, 9:53 PM 24,272 Views 34 Comments

The fuel allowance payment was also doubled for this week.

'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime
# Dangerous Conditions
# Dangerous Conditions

'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime

Feb 28th 2018, 6:40 PM 58,004 Views 78 Comments

A Status Red snow-ice warning will be in place in Munster and Leinster from 4pm tomorrow.

AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight
Live Feb 28th 2018, 6:18 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
# Severe Weather
# Severe Weather

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,559 Views 15 Comments

Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.

People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow

Feb 28th 2018, 3:24 PM 107,569 Views 131 Comments

Blizzard-like conditions are expected.

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
# The Beast
# The Beast

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe

Feb 28th 2018, 2:57 PM 40,220 Views 17 Comments

At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 2:03 PM 40,851 Views 12 Comments

The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
# Unnecessary Journeys
# Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

Feb 28th 2018, 12:46 PM 13,175 Views 13 Comments

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.