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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Winter

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'Spending time in daylight is huge, especially if you work full time': How to mind your mental health this winter
Elaine Austin, CEO of Pieta House, shares some advice for anyone struggling.
5 products that have helped my dry AF lips look a little less chapped
My hero products for cracked lips.
Office like an icebox? These 6 class products can warm you up
Tis bloody freezing!
Flu levels are low, but we're about to enter 'an extremely busy time for the health service'
Demand for the GP out-of-hours service remains high and similar to last year.
More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban
The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.
The Irish For: As the nights are closing in - curl up by the fire and learn some winter words
Codladh Geimhridh literally means ‘winter sleep’ and is the Irish for hibernation. Sometimes that feels like a viable option in the Land of Eternal Winter (Hibernia), writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.
From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney
As I’ve looked glumly from the house at the sodden garden, it’s been playing on my mind that it’s high time I got the beds in the veg patch covered down for the winter, writes Michael Kelly
A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies
That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.
Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out?
It’s a source of conflict on many bus journeys.
'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter
The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.
Cold snap to continue as temperatures to dip to -4 degrees in parts of the country tonight
Ireland is getting to grips with winter conditions ahead of the beginning of November.
Snow falls in parts of the country with lows of -2 degrees expected tonight
It’s set to be a cold and blustery day across the country as winter weather hits Ireland.
From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home
Here’s how to make sure you always have some homemade healthy kimchi to hand.
As winter approaches now is the time to think about growing your own onions
With temperatures dropping Michael Kelly has some tips to help you beef up your winter warmers.
Is it really heavy coat weather in Ireland yet? An investigation
Seriously, somebody clear this up for me.
'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'
If you really want a slice of raw goodness, Michael Kelly has just the recipe, but he is warming up this autumn to the comfort of hot dishes.
St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today
Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.
Icy conditions have led to treacherous roads and some bus cancellations this morning
A weather warning is also in place later tonight due to strong winds.
Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland
Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.
Snow-ice warning kicks in at 10pm for 14 counties ahead of Storm Dylan
The biggest impact from the storm will be across Connacht and Ulster.
Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions
It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.
People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.
'Get out now. It's not safe': Family of five forced to abandon home a week before Christmas
The Crumlishs are one of thousands of homeowners affected by defective blocks in Co Donegal.
18 things you'll know too well if you're always fecking freezing
Oh everyone thinks they’re cold now, but they don’t know the truth.
13 things under €13 from Penneys that'll keep you cosy AF this winter
Treat yourself.
Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department
It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.
'The days are shorter - that can have quite a big impact on people's mood'
Depression support service Aware says it is already experiencing an increase in calls.
'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year
The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.
It's going to be a cold and rainy weekend with frosty conditions forecast
Temperatures will drop to as low as six degrees Celcius.
There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks
The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.
The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold
‘Tis the season!
8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold
It has though, hasn’t it?
12 items every Irish woman has in her 'winter wardrobe'
All fluffy everything.
Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments
The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.
There's some wintry weather on the way this week
Winter will be making a cameo appearance, as we head toward the May bank holiday.
Cork hospital so busy since Christmas Day, it's asking people to stay away
There was a huge surge in demand over the Christmas period.
The cold snap is over: It will be a balmy 13 degrees today
And it could get even warmer tomorrow.
Have an elderly neighbour? Check in on them
Hundreds of people die each year due to health risks associated with cold weather and fuel poverty.
Much of the country is waking up to very cold conditions this morning
A national warning remains in place, with temperatures of -5 expected tonight.
'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'
Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.