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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# The beast from the east

All time
# cabin fever
What did Irish people do during Storm Emma? We watched RTÉ and logged onto Pornhub
Being stuck inside led to a spike in internet usage.
# A helping hand
Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.
LIVE
The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst
The country has gone into hibernation for the evening in compliance with Met Éireann’s status red snow-ice weather warnings.
# rough sleepers
30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.
# In Pictures
Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today
Here’s what the country is seeing.
# The Beast
Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions
While stores are still open, most deliveries won’t be made in areas affected by the red alert.
# The Beast
'Now is the time': People asked to clear snow from outside their home before snow worsens
The snow is set to reach up to 25cm tomorrow, so people are being urged to take action now.
# Disruption
Transport update: Luas, bus and train services curtailed due to snow
Flights from Dublin Airport are also affected.
# The beast from the east
What happens if you have to cancel your NCT or driving test due to The Beast?
What if you have to be on the road?
# The Beast
Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'
Minister Jim Daly said that older people could claim the money back for fuel from welfare schemes.