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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Storm Emma

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Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?
Do you think you have snow business venturing out of the house?
Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
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
One person slept in a Garda station.
Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'
“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”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
The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.
The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst
The country has gone into hibernation for the evening in compliance with Met Éireann’s status red snow-ice weather warnings.
Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
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
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
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
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
Met Éireann has extended its status red warning for Leinster and Munster.
17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland
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'
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
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
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
The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.
Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further
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
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
A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.
Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
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 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
This is exactly what the nation needs right now. Another Christmas.
Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions
Stay with us for the day as we bring you the latest updates.
30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.
Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night
Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees today.
HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm
Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.
Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today
Here’s what the country is seeing.
No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow
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
“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
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'?
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
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
The fuel allowance payment was also doubled for this week.
'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime
A Status Red snow-ice warning will be in place in Munster and Leinster from 4pm tomorrow.
Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight
The government has said that 25cm of snow is expected tomorrow, and 40cm on Friday.
All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
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
Blizzard-like conditions are expected.
Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.
Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
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
The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.