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Dublin: 19°C Wednesday 10 August 2022

#storm ophelia

# storm-ophelia - Monday 16 October, 2017

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest

Oct 16th 2017, 7:32 PM 141,124 Views 55 Comments

The Luas will also not operate tomorrow morning.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin
# Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

Oct 16th 2017, 7:13 PM 51,924 Views 32 Comments

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland
# I'm Checking In
# I'm Checking In

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 7:11 PM 23,928 Views 21 Comments

The button has become something of a staple of international crisis incidents.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Oct 16th 2017, 6:23 PM 42,009 Views 65 Comments

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin
# Government Response
# Government Response

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Oct 16th 2017, 6:15 PM 28,677 Views 56 Comments

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

Cork City's Turner's Cross ground seriously damaged by Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia
From The42
# Storm Ophelia

Cork City's Turner's Cross ground seriously damaged by Storm Ophelia

Updated Oct 16th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,507 Views 13 Comments

The Leesiders are due to face Derry City at home tomorrow, when they could win the Premier Division title.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Oct 16th 2017, 3:54 PM 98,728 Views 113 Comments

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland
# Blown Away
# Blown Away

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 2:45 PM 57,680 Views 14 Comments

Roofs are being blown off, trees are being uprooted and electricity wires are being damaged as Ophelia batters Ireland.

A look at how Teresa Mannion became the patron saint of storms
# Storm Queen
From The Daily Edge
# Storm Queen

A look at how Teresa Mannion became the patron saint of storms

Oct 16th 2017, 2:26 PM 8,805 Views 0 Comments

Never fear, Teresa is here.

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open
# Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Oct 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 24,605 Views 6 Comments

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

Oct 16th 2017, 12:17 PM 43,120 Views 145 Comments

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Oct 16th 2017, 11:32 AM 49,818 Views 57 Comments

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 16,384 Views 82 Comments

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?
# Drive Safe
# Drive Safe

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Oct 16th 2017, 10:20 AM 193,739 Views 15 Comments

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut
# Electricity Cuts
# Electricity Cuts

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Oct 16th 2017, 9:19 AM 30,776 Views 22 Comments

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

Oct 16th 2017, 8:45 AM 45,462 Views 71 Comments

We really hope you could avoid it.

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days
# Power Outages
# Power Outages

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

Oct 16th 2017, 8:30 AM 140,643 Views 86 Comments

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong

Oct 16th 2017, 8:01 AM 38,483 Views 16 Comments

It’s the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

# storm-ophelia - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland
# Updates
# Updates

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

Oct 15th 2017, 10:22 PM 156,667 Views 105 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning for the entire country.

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Oct 15th 2017, 10:15 PM 461,905 Views 228 Comments

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

# storm-ophelia - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia
# Oh Ophelia
# Oh Ophelia

Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia

Oct 14th 2017, 4:40 PM 151,376 Views 94 Comments

The state bus service said that it would not be operating the school bus routes in Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo and Galway.

# storm-ophelia - Friday 13 October, 2017

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why
# Not Brian
# Not Brian

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why

Oct 13th 2017, 8:19 PM 34,451 Views 25 Comments

We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.