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Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating
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Ireland misses greenhouse gas emissions targets with Status Red snowfalls putting pressure on home heating

Oct 24th 2019, 7:47 AM 35,617 Views 91 Comments

The EPA says there are challenges in dealing with extreme weather events in a sustainable way.

Red alerts and total wipeouts: How the Beast from the East brought the county to a grinding halt
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Red alerts and total wipeouts: How the Beast from the East brought the county to a grinding halt

Feb 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 32,663 Views 9 Comments

It’s exactly a year since the Beast began to bite – here’s how the day played out.

It's a year since the snow-induced bread rush - now Brexit is causing problems
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It's a year since the snow-induced bread rush - now Brexit is causing problems

Feb 24th 2019, 7:30 PM 19,225 Views 18 Comments

A no-deal Brexit could mean the prices of bread increase by between 10% and 15%, according to a bread makers’ association.

Quiz: How well do you remember the Beast from the East?
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Quiz: How well do you remember the Beast from the East?

Feb 23rd 2019, 9:00 PM 43,943 Views 15 Comments

Snowpocalypse then.

'Pessimistic' alerts and Dublin bias among complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2018
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'Pessimistic' alerts and Dublin bias among complaints sent to Met Éireann in 2018

Dec 26th 2018, 9:00 PM 61,451 Views 40 Comments

It was an eventful year for Irish forecasters – but the public weren’t always happy with their predictions.

These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year
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These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year

Dec 5th 2018, 11:00 AM 12,335 Views 2 Comments

Data from the company shows how 2018 was another year for political discussion on the platform.

The Lidl destroyed during Storm Emma is reopening today
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The Lidl destroyed during Storm Emma is reopening today

Aug 30th 2018, 7:10 AM 16,172 Views 0 Comments

Lidl said the rebuilt store would be “new and improved”.

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%
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# Bad Buzz

'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40%

Aug 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 13,412 Views 18 Comments

Storms and snow have depleted bee populations, but it may not entirely be a bad thing.

'Siberian-esque' Storm Emma cost retailers 'tens of millions' but local stores made good sales
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# After The Storm

'Siberian-esque' Storm Emma cost retailers 'tens of millions' but local stores made good sales

May 14th 2018, 6:05 AM 9,240 Views 5 Comments

Retail Ireland says the effect of the storm was felt for days after.

What did Irish people do during Storm Emma? We watched RTÉ and logged onto Pornhub
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What did Irish people do during Storm Emma? We watched RTÉ and logged onto Pornhub

Apr 7th 2018, 12:02 AM 63,006 Views 70 Comments

Being stuck inside led to a spike in internet usage.

Irish people bought an extra €2 million worth of wine during the Beast from the East
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# Beauty Of The Beast

Irish people bought an extra €2 million worth of wine during the Beast from the East

Mar 30th 2018, 6:35 AM 14,401 Views 26 Comments

The biggest beneficiary were convenience stores.

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
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Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,273 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather
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Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather

Mar 12th 2018, 9:22 PM 19,405 Views 48 Comments

In total, an extra €22.50 will be paid to over 368,000 households.

'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue
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# Emma Aftermath

'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue

Mar 7th 2018, 7:47 PM 9,521 Views 76 Comments

Over 16,000 homes outside Dublin are still without water.

Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost
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Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost

Mar 6th 2018, 9:15 PM 10,280 Views 45 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today updated the Cabinet on that aftermath of the recent weather conditions.

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation
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'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

Mar 6th 2018, 4:35 PM 43,389 Views 25 Comments

Farmers and the army are among those helping clear snow around the country.

Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast
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# Whiteout

Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast

Mar 6th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,414 Views 20 Comments

100 on-site staff and 200 contractors worked to clear the nearly 1,000 acre site.

Emergency Department attendances rise sharply today in wake of Storm Emma
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Emergency Department attendances rise sharply today in wake of Storm Emma

Mar 5th 2018, 10:45 PM 13,314 Views 19 Comments

During the course of Storm Emma, the HSE saw a 41% reduction in attendances at Emergency Departments.

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues
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# Impassable

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

Mar 5th 2018, 3:20 PM 35,004 Views 25 Comments

The east of the country is worst affected.

Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply
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Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply

Mar 5th 2018, 3:00 PM 18,878 Views 142 Comments

Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.

'Potential localised flooding': New status orange alert issued for Leinster
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# Not Over

'Potential localised flooding': New status orange alert issued for Leinster

Mar 5th 2018, 12:00 PM 31,789 Views 12 Comments

Temperatures will dip as low as minus three overnight tonight.

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

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,496 Views 99 Comments

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

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running
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Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Mar 5th 2018, 7:32 AM 10,812 Views 8 Comments

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

Storm Emma stopped this couple getting to the registry office, so they built a snow chapel instead
# No Priest From The East
# No Priest From The East

Storm Emma stopped this couple getting to the registry office, so they built a snow chapel instead

Mar 4th 2018, 4:24 PM 8,706 Views 0 Comments

If only we all had neighbours like this.

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister
# Snownun
# Snownun

Everyone else give up now, these nuns in Galway have made the best Snow Sister

Mar 4th 2018, 3:39 PM 20,456 Views 4 Comments

This is so wholesome.

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?
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# Beast From The East

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,050 Views 1 Comment

We all know which one is the cool storm.

How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers
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How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:00 PM 67,217 Views 8 Comments

Plus: How many tonnes of salt did we have?

This Kilkenny mammy took a tractor to work during Storm Emma and now she's going global
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

This Kilkenny mammy took a tractor to work during Storm Emma and now she's going global

Mar 3rd 2018, 4:30 PM 9,842 Views 3 Comments

What a legend.

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

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

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:00 PM 19,112 Views 34 Comments

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

Just 17 wonderful things that happened when the snow hit Ireland
# Snow Joke
# Snow Joke

Just 17 wonderful things that happened when the snow hit Ireland

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:50 AM 28,098 Views 0 Comments

Don’t let the actions of the few overshadow the wonderful efforts of many.

Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?
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Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts?

Mar 3rd 2018, 10:14 AM 29,124 Views 69 Comments

It’s been a confusing few days for employees.

How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt
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How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:02 PM 112,065 Views 62 Comments

“Coming up after the break… I’ve no idea.”

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain
# The Big Freeze
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# The Big Freeze

Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:52 PM 17,226 Views 47 Comments

Increased demand and power outages are putting the country’s reservoirs under pressure, Irish Water said.

Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars
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# Beast In The East

Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:25 PM 39,490 Views 33 Comments

Up to a metre of snow fell in parts of Wexford, according to the County Council.

There were absolute scenes in shops across Ireland today as people queued for supplies
# Bit Of Snow
# Bit Of Snow

There were absolute scenes in shops across Ireland today as people queued for supplies

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:18 PM 37,026 Views 1 Comment

Dammit we need more milk.

15 of the most creative snowmen built around Ireland this week
# Sneatcha
# Sneatcha

15 of the most creative snowmen built around Ireland this week

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:00 PM 24,195 Views 3 Comments

Yis are all legends.

President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services
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President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:56 PM 15,168 Views 39 Comments

The President said that he has had to cancel a number of events.

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise
# Storm Emma
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# Storm Emma

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:46 PM 29,265 Views 15 Comments

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

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AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'

34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma
# Into Darkness
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# Into Darkness

34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 5:25 PM 56,035 Views 17 Comments

Many of those affected lost their power last night.

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