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# the-beast - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'The Beast' leads Springboks' total destruction of England's scrum
# No Scrum No Win
From The42
# No Scrum No Win

'The Beast' leads Springboks' total destruction of England's scrum

Nov 2nd 2019, 5:37 PM 11,213 Views 6 Comments

The Springboks pack was ruthless in going after the English set-piece in the World Cup final.

# the-beast - Friday 5 October, 2018

'I always go into Carnoustie with a bit of trepidation' - Padraig Harrington relishing return to 'The Beast'
# The Beast
From The42
# The Beast

'I always go into Carnoustie with a bit of trepidation' - Padraig Harrington relishing return to 'The Beast'

Oct 5th 2018, 11:26 AM 3,652 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner shot an opening round three under par at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship yesterday.

# the-beast - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say
# Wrong Way
# Wrong Way

Drivers insisted on following sat-nav straight into Wicklow snowdrifts, rescuers say

Mar 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 44,327 Views 33 Comments

Motorists are being reminded they always need to take heed of road conditions.

# the-beast - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'
# Thanks Emma
# Thanks Emma

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'

Mar 7th 2018, 6:25 PM 67,017 Views 108 Comments

It’s been suggested that it would be unreasonable to make up the days during Easter.

# the-beast - Monday 5 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,511 Views 99 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# the-beast - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening
# Expected To Open
# Expected To Open

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Mar 4th 2018, 8:25 AM 34,125 Views 17 Comments

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

# the-beast - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast
# Big Freeze
# Big Freeze

Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,116 Views 34 Comments

Salt supplies are stocked up at off-peak time to ensure Ireland is always ready to tackle icy roads.

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?
# A Helping Hand
# A Helping Hand

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:30 AM 24,860 Views 92 Comments

In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.

# the-beast - Friday 2 March, 2018

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove
# Stormy Waters
# Stormy Waters

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:56 PM 56,071 Views 114 Comments

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 137,301 Views 75 Comments

Snow will continue to fall until this evening and sleety showers are expected tomorrow.

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:55 AM 16,621 Views 17 Comments

Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.

# the-beast - Thursday 1 March, 2018

As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst
Live Mar 1st 2018, 11:00 PM

As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up
# Power
# Power

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up

Mar 1st 2018, 8:11 PM 47,874 Views 46 Comments

Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland

Mar 1st 2018, 6:17 PM 41,255 Views 15 Comments

While you’re bunkered down for the night, here’s a roundup of snowy scenes from around the country.

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard
# Whiteout
# Whiteout

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard

Mar 1st 2018, 5:18 PM 55,230 Views 66 Comments

Sean O’Neill of Transport Infrastructure Ireland said “even in a tank” people would be at risk of driving off a bridge or motorway because of reduced visibility.

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow
# Transport
# Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Mar 1st 2018, 4:49 PM 54,667 Views 39 Comments

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now

Mar 1st 2018, 3:58 PM 78,294 Views 117 Comments

People are being advised to stay indoors until tomorrow afternoon as a blizzard moves in.

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm
# The Beast
# The Beast

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 12:24 PM 52,354 Views 65 Comments

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

Takeaways and fast food delivery services close due to severe weather
# Hungry Beast
# Hungry Beast

Takeaways and fast food delivery services close due to severe weather

Mar 1st 2018, 10:18 AM 22,159 Views 30 Comments

Deliveroo said it is stopping all deliveries in the interest of the safety of its riders.

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow

Mar 1st 2018, 7:11 AM 19,019 Views 33 Comments

The government has urged everyone in a red area to be at home from 4pm today until 12 midday tomorrow.

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding
# Some Day For It
# Some Day For It

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding

Mar 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 50,362 Views 29 Comments

People are being told to stay indoors, but what happens if you’ve a wedding.

# the-beast - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,504 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
# Severe Weather
# Severe Weather

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,532 Views 15 Comments

Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
# The Beast
# The Beast

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe

Feb 28th 2018, 2:57 PM 39,884 Views 17 Comments

At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.

No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster
# The Beast
# The Beast

No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster

Feb 28th 2018, 1:12 PM 62,788 Views 36 Comments

The decision was announced following a meeting of the National Emergency Coordination Group.

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible
# Unnecessary Journeys
# Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

Feb 28th 2018, 12:46 PM 13,153 Views 13 Comments

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions
# The Beast
# The Beast

Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions

Feb 28th 2018, 12:44 PM 15,068 Views 16 Comments

While stores are still open, most deliveries won’t be made in areas affected by the red alert.

'Now is the time': People asked to clear snow from outside their home before snow worsens
# The Beast
# The Beast

'Now is the time': People asked to clear snow from outside their home before snow worsens

Feb 28th 2018, 8:39 AM 45,357 Views 51 Comments

The snow is set to reach up to 25cm tomorrow, so people are being urged to take action now.

# the-beast - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'
# The Beast
# The Beast

Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'

Feb 27th 2018, 3:20 PM 64,208 Views 119 Comments

Minister Jim Daly said that older people could claim the money back for fuel from welfare schemes.

Here's how to keep your pets warm and safe from The Beast this week
# Freezing
# Freezing

Here's how to keep your pets warm and safe from The Beast this week

Feb 27th 2018, 7:52 AM 22,166 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has issued advice on how to protect your pet during the freezing weather ahead.

Photos: Temperatures plunge as low as -20 as Europe gets battered by 'the Beast from the East'
# Off The Charts
# Off The Charts

Photos: Temperatures plunge as low as -20 as Europe gets battered by 'the Beast from the East'

Feb 27th 2018, 6:58 AM 40,518 Views 22 Comments

The Arctic, meanwhile, is undergoing an unseasonable heatwave.

# the-beast - Monday 26 February, 2018

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather
# The Beast
# The Beast

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather

Feb 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 67,179 Views 54 Comments

Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma
# The Beast
# The Beast

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma

Feb 26th 2018, 3:33 PM 93,582 Views 82 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group said there may be a Status Red warning later this week.

What exactly is the 'Beast from the East'? And why is it going to be absolutely freezing this week?
# Arctic Cold
# Arctic Cold

What exactly is the 'Beast from the East'? And why is it going to be absolutely freezing this week?

Feb 26th 2018, 1:18 PM 80,053 Views 65 Comments

The polar vortex from Siberia is bringing extremely cold temperatures all over Europe.

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

Feb 26th 2018, 11:45 AM 157,364 Views 94 Comments

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

# the-beast - Friday 17 November, 2017

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer
# Toto Riina
# Toto Riina

Notorious Sicilian mafia 'boss of bosses' dies in prison after fighting cancer

Nov 17th 2017, 8:21 AM 20,454 Views 15 Comments

The mobster, who was nicknamed ‘The Beast’ for his cruelty, died in hospital in the early hours of this morning.

# the-beast - Monday 6 November, 2017

A massive bouncy castle just for adults is coming to Tallaght next month
# The Beast
From The Daily Edge
# The Beast

A massive bouncy castle just for adults is coming to Tallaght next month

Nov 6th 2017, 6:10 PM 10,215 Views 0 Comments

We’ve dreamed of this day all our lives.

# the-beast - Monday 12 December, 2016

Gardaí investigating RIRA murder appeal to public for potential 'dashcam footage' evidence
# Dashcam Appeal
# Dashcam Appeal

Gardaí investigating RIRA murder appeal to public for potential 'dashcam footage' evidence

Dec 12th 2016, 12:18 PM 12,562 Views 38 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll was murdered last Thursday.

# the-beast - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Appeal for witnesses to murder of Real IRA figure in Cork
# The Beast
# The Beast

Appeal for witnesses to murder of Real IRA figure in Cork

Dec 8th 2016, 7:26 AM 15,304 Views 14 Comments

Aidan O’Driscoll was shot in the back a number of times on a street in Cork city yesterday.

# the-beast - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Irish scrum couldn't cope with raw Bok power, but McGrath unlucky not to reap more reward
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Irish scrum couldn't cope with raw Bok power, but McGrath unlucky not to reap more reward

Jun 30th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,825 Views 10 Comments

It was a dream debut for loosehead Steven “Red Bull” Kitschoff.

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