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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# take care

Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Status Yellow fog warning issued for 14 counties with cold conditions to continue
Met Éireann has warned that localised dense patches of fog will result in difficult or dangerous driving conditions this morning.
Last month
November 2023
Status Red weather warning issued for 14 counties as Storm Debi set to hit overnight
Met Éireann has warned of a “potential danger to life” due to the conditions.
The storm will initially hit the Kerry-Clare area and will track north-eastwards across the country
Met Éireann has warned of power outages, dangerous travelling conditions, and fallen trees
The impact across the country on Monday morning will be significant, with transport, schools and pre-schools affected
This year
Met Éireann's head of forecasting Evelyn Cusack is retiring today
Cusack was a familiar face on TV broadcasts for decades before moving to senior roles.
All time
Motorists urged to take care as heavy fog hits many parts of the country
A Status Yellow fog warning is in place for 11 countties until 10am.
Warning of treacherous conditions on roads with temperatures set to dip to -4 tonight
Motorists are being urged to take care on the roads after wintry showers overnight.
Motorists warned of icy roads this morning as Status Yellow warning remains in place
Met Éireann described last night as ‘the coldest night of winter so far’.
Doctors urge people with symptoms of cancer to make contact after 'worrying' drop in referrals
The last thing GPs want is to see patients have a cancer diagnosis delayed, the HSE said today.
Motorists urged to take care with snow/ice warning in place until 10am tomorrow
A snow/ice warning has been in place since yesterday morning.
Mass and mountain rescuers: Thousands set to climb Croagh Patrick for Reek Sunday
As many as 25,000 people are expected to make the climb up the Mayo mountain tomorrow.
Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'
“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”
Here's why people are speculating that Drake might turn up at Electric Picnic
Stranger things have happened.
Thousands without power after thunder and lightning
Flooding is being reported on a number of roads following a rainfall warning earlier today.
Drake shared a photo on Instagram and now fans are totally convinced he's making a sequel to Take Care
The world needs another sad Drake album.
People at risk of thefts in shopping centre car parks this Christmas, gardaí warn
Over €400,000 worth of goods were stolen from cars in retail car parks last year.
A lucky escape: This Dublin cyclist's helmet was split in three places in a crash
Let’s be careful out there…
Splitting childcare could improve your relationship and sex life
But it’s a balancing act.
The Dublin U21 manager wants to protect his players from burnout
Dessie Farrell wants to talk to senior boss Jim Gavin about managing his players’ game-time.
An electric blanket sparked a fire in Dublin apartment block
Nobody was seriously injured in the fire.
Drink driving doubles during St Patrick's Day period
15 people were killed between 16 and 18 March in the past four years.
8 ways the ice will most certainly ruin your morning
Oh, cruel world.
How your food is affecting your mood
All over the festive season, is bringing you tried and tested ways to keep your mental health in fine fettle.
Commuters can't stifle laughter as guy belts out Rihanna song on packed train
Can you hold in the lols?
Mothers more likely to suffer depression four years after childbirth
Though little research has been done in Ireland on postpartum depression past the 12 month mark, one expert said increased resourcing for public health nurses is key to tackling the problem.
Nearly half of Irish adults worry about elderly relatives during winter - survey
AA Ireland also found that while people are unlikely to offer financial assistance to prevent causing offence, their own financial problems can also stop them.
Watch out: Drivers warned to take care on icy roads
Gardaí and AA Roadwatch are warning drivers to take care after freezing weather created dangerous conditions across the country.