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# storm-watch - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding
# Fix It
# Fix It

Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding

Mar 20th 2014, 5:03 PM 8,190 Views 11 Comments

More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms

Mar 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,095 Views 6 Comments

There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland
# Spring Watch
# Spring Watch

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland

Feb 18th 2014, 8:54 AM 13,161 Views 30 Comments

There are currently NO extreme weather warnings in effect. Given the last two months we’ve had — this, in itself, is now news.

# storm-watch - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 18,498 Views 17 Comments

All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).

# storm-watch - Thursday 13 February, 2014

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?
# Specious Origins
# Specious Origins

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?

Feb 13th 2014, 11:14 AM 15,598 Views 20 Comments

Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?

190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"
# Morning After
# Morning After

190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"

Feb 13th 2014, 7:25 AM 21,303 Views 75 Comments

And we haven’t seen the last of the stormy weather either…

# storm-watch - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West

Feb 11th 2014, 8:07 AM 16,650 Views 19 Comments

The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.

# storm-watch - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Orange Alert: Wind, snow and "extremely high waves" this weekend as another storm hits
# Incoming
# Incoming

Orange Alert: Wind, snow and "extremely high waves" this weekend as another storm hits

Jan 30th 2014, 11:27 AM 34,689 Views 53 Comments

Here we go again…

# storm-watch - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West

Jan 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 13,278 Views 18 Comments

Homes and businesses in Galway, Tipperary, Kerry and Mayo are all affected. Further high winds are forecast for this afternoon.

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Jan 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,066 Views 18 Comments

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# storm-watch - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country

Jan 25th 2014, 9:13 PM 62,214 Views 95 Comments

The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.

# storm-watch - Monday 6 January, 2014

Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes

Jan 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 4,595 Views 13 Comments

OPW minister Brian Hayes said that a decision on extra funding would be made once Cabinet received a briefing on problems in each local authority area.

Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues

Jan 6th 2014, 1:33 PM 76,926 Views 116 Comments

Several routes were closed this morning as spring tides combined with widespread gales to cause problems for motorists.

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre
# Ballybunion
# Ballybunion

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre

Jan 6th 2014, 11:34 AM 23,466 Views 31 Comments

The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.

# storm-watch - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm
# Update
# Update

Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm

Dec 28th 2013, 6:56 PM 8,560 Views 33 Comments

Some 78,000 households and businesses have been reconnected over the past two days.

# storm-watch - Friday 27 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

Dec 27th 2013, 4:51 PM 12,181 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...

Dec 27th 2013, 4:24 PM 69,837 Views 65 Comments

How has it been where you are today?

Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day

Dec 27th 2013, 10:20 AM 25,804 Views 26 Comments

It’s still pretty blustery out there…

# storm-watch - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,241 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,194 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions
# Storm Watch
# Storm Watch

High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions

Dec 24th 2013, 2:47 PM 25,349 Views 30 Comments

Several Dublin-bound flights have been diverted to Shannon and Belfast, while there’s snow sticking to road surfaces in counties Cavan and Monaghan.