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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 10 December, 2018

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From TheJournal.ie These were the most popular hashtags on Twitter in Ireland this year Top Trends

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The Lidl destroyed during Storm Emma is reopening today Fortunestown

The Lidl destroyed during Storm Emma is reopening today

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Bad year' for bumblebees as extreme weather sees levels reduce by up to 40% Bad Buzz

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Siberian-esque' Storm Emma cost retailers 'tens of millions' but local stores made good sales After The Storm

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish people bought an extra €2 million worth of wine during the Beast from the East Beauty Of The Beast

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

The biggest beneficiary were convenience stores.

From TheJournal.ie Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma Emergency Services

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Extra week of fuel allowance to be paid this week to over 368,000 households after cold weather Beast From The East

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue Emma Aftermath

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost €€€€

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation Storm Emma

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Emergency Department attendances rise sharply today in wake of Storm Emma Storm Emma

Emergency Department attendances rise sharply today in wake of Storm Emma

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

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

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

The east of the country is worst affected.

From TheJournal.ie Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply Irish Water

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Potential localised flooding': New status orange alert issued for Leinster Not Over

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

Temperatures will dip as low as minus three overnight tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days' Emergency

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Buses, trains and Luas back up and running Public Transport

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

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

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

We all know which one is the cool storm.

From TheJournal.ie How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

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

Plus: How many tonnes of salt did we have?

From TheJournal.ie Lessons learned from 2010 snow meant we had more than enough salt for the Beast Big Freeze

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should businesses have to close for the duration of red weather alerts? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

It’s been a confusing few days for employees.

From TheJournal.ie How RTÉ put on a last-minute Late Late Show with the country frozen to a halt Storm Emma

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Increased demand: People asked to conserve water as supplies put under strain The Big Freeze

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars Beast In The East

Ambulance base in Wexford blocked by snowdrifts and abandoned cars

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins asks public not to take 'exceptional risks' and risk emergency services Stay Safe

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise Storm Emma

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

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

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads' Liveblog

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

Our evening liveblog on the severe weather, covering what would normally be ‘rush hour’.

From TheJournal.ie 34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma Into Darkness

34,000 premises without power due to Storm Emma

Many of those affected lost their power last night.

From TheJournal.ie Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow Feast From The East

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow

The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.

From TheJournal.ie Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am Storm Emma

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am

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

From TheJournal.ie Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country Beast From The East

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country

Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.

From TheJournal.ie 80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

No one has been called Beast or East though.

From TheJournal.ie Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash Refunds

Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash

The refunds cover Wednesday, Thursday and today.

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