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In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
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In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,730 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

Aer Lingus reports surge in passenger numbers
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Aer Lingus reports surge in passenger numbers

Sep 7th 2011, 8:05 AM 405 Views 3 Comments

The flag-carrying airline says passenger bookings grew by 4.1 per cent in August, with a short-haul surge covering Irene disruption.

Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene
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Video: US Coast Guard rescues women swept into sea by Hurricane Irene

Aug 29th 2011, 10:17 PM 354 Views 2 Comments

The death toll from Hurricane Irene has risen to 35 across ten states. Authorities are working to clear the storm damage and restore power to almost 8 million homes and businesses.

US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead
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US Army officer suspected of killing rampage found dead

Aug 29th 2011, 6:31 PM 645 Views 1 Comment

A US Army officer suspected of killing four people in two different states during the turmoil of Hurricane Irene has been found dead in a wooded area following a manhunt.

Irene: Threat of floods remains as 21 people confirmed dead
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Irene: Threat of floods remains as 21 people confirmed dead

Aug 29th 2011, 9:25 AM 307 Views 2 Comments

Billions of dollars worth of damage was caused by the hurricane, now downgraded to a tropical storm as New York returns to normal.

In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene
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In Pictures: the aftermath of Hurricane Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 7:18 PM 1,621 Views 7 Comments

Residents return to their homes along the east coast as New York dealt with the effects of the tropical storm.

Irene: 14 confirmed dead across six states as NYC evacuation order lifted
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Irene: 14 confirmed dead across six states as NYC evacuation order lifted

Aug 28th 2011, 7:00 PM 1,958 Views 11 Comments

Irene has now been downgraded to a tropical storm as it heads northwards with authorities currently dealing with its aftermath.

Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene
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Gutter journalism: reporter gets drenched in sea foam whilst covering Irene

Aug 28th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,584 Views 6 Comments

Tucker Barnes went to extraordinary and some might say unnecessary lengths to cover Hurricane Irene.

Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact
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Water levels rise as New York braces for Irene's impact

Aug 28th 2011, 8:23 AM 934 Views 8 Comments

Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…

Hurricane Irene claims first victim as it lashes North Carolina
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Hurricane Irene claims first victim as it lashes North Carolina

Aug 27th 2011, 5:04 PM 654 Views 0 Comments

The storm has hit land along the east coast of the United States with North Carolina so far the hardest hit.

"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly
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"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly

Aug 27th 2011, 8:28 AM 559 Views 5 Comments

Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Aug 26th 2011, 7:58 PM 1,294 Views 3 Comments

All the day’s news: Dublin Fire Brigade unions head for the LRC, Anglo’s last ever accounts, New York prepares for evacuation, and more success for Shamrock Rovers and Conor Niland…

NYC mayor orders mandatory evacuation ahead of Irene
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NYC mayor orders mandatory evacuation ahead of Irene

Aug 26th 2011, 7:28 PM 571 Views 5 Comments

“All indications point to this being a historic hurricane,” US President Barack Obama said today, calling on residents to heed hurricane warnings.

'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm
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'Don't wait until the last minute': New Yorkers evacuate over storm

Aug 26th 2011, 8:30 AM 251 Views 0 Comments

Thousands of Manhattan residents have been told to pack their bags before Hurricane Irene hits at the weekend.

Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast
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Debate over evacuation as Hurricane Irene heads for US east coast

Aug 25th 2011, 12:58 PM 282 Views 3 Comments

A hurricane watch has been issued for the outer banks of North Carolina which means hurricane conditions could hit the US east coast within 36 hours.

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Aug 24th 2011, 8:03 PM 1,940 Views 0 Comments

In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
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Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

Aug 24th 2011, 1:56 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.

US braces for Hurricane Irene as storm crosses Caribbean
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US braces for Hurricane Irene as storm crosses Caribbean

Aug 23rd 2011, 2:30 PM 334 Views 3 Comments

Irene is being described as the most serious hurricane threat to the US coast in years.