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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# storm names

Last year
2022
# storm names
Ruadhán, Wouter and Daisy: Names of upcoming winter storms announced
Meteorologists say naming storms helps provide authoritative messaging during severe weather.
All time
# storm names
Met Éireann objected to Dave over Diarmuid as part of storm names poll
Internal records detail how there was healthy debate over what names to include.
# storm names
Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced
The Storm Names partnership raises awareness of the impact of severe weather.
# Weather
Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced
The naming of storms has been shown to raise awareness of severe weather and help people stay safe.
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named
The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.
# Incoming
Aileen, Brian, Caroline, Dylan: Met Éireann has released its list of names for the winter storms
Did your name make the list?
# storm names
Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.
# abigail force
Wind warnings extended to entire country as Storm Abigail sweeps in
Some “damaging gusts” should be expected.
# clo-da
Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on
Members of the public got to choose the names.
# enda the terrible
'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter
We won’t be getting a ‘Storm Michael’ either.