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Saturday 28 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# storm watch

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2022
# storm watch
Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland
The forecaster has also issued a ‘wind, rain and snow’ warning for Friday, when Storm Eunice is set to hit the country.
All time
# fix it
Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding
More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.
# Jobswatch
Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms
There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.
# spring watch
Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland
There are currently NO extreme weather warnings in effect. Given the last two months we’ve had — this, in itself, is now news.
# Crunch time
Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers
All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).
# specious origins
How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?
Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?
# morning after
190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"
And we haven’t seen the last of the stormy weather either…
# storm watch
Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West
The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.
# Incoming
Orange Alert: Wind, snow and "extremely high waves" this weekend as another storm hits
Here we go again…
# storm watch
Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West
Homes and businesses in Galway, Tipperary, Kerry and Mayo are all affected. Further high winds are forecast for this afternoon.
# orange alert
'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today
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
Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country
The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.
# storm watch
Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes
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.
# storm watch
Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues
Several routes were closed this morning as spring tides combined with widespread gales to cause problems for motorists.
# ballybunion
Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre
The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.
# Update
Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm
Some 78,000 households and businesses have been reconnected over the past two days.
# storm watch
Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...
How has it been where you are today?
# storm watch
Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day
It’s still pretty blustery out there…
# storm watch
Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
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
ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.
# storm watch
High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions
Several Dublin-bound flights have been diverted to Shannon and Belfast, while there’s snow sticking to road surfaces in counties Cavan and Monaghan.