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Dublin: 12 °C Monday 16 September, 2019

#Ophelia

From TheJournal.ie Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia On The Run

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

From TheJournal.ie These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year Moments

These were the news stories that dominated Irish Twitter feeds this year

Repeal the Eighth, Brexit and Storm Ophelia were the most tweeted about news stories by Irish Twitter users.

From TheJournal.ie This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now Horse Rescue This post contains videos

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now

Polly is recovering from her ordeal at the My Lovely Horse Rescue Farm in Co Kildare.

From TheJournal.ie Widow of man killed in Storm Ophelia wants official 'stay at home' guidelines in status red alerts Storm Ophelia

Widow of man killed in Storm Ophelia wants official 'stay at home' guidelines in status red alerts

Fintan Goss (33) died when he was returning from work during Storm Ophelia.

From TheJournal.ie Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia Taxing Times

Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia

Online filers will now get over two weeks extra to pay their taxes.

From TheJournal.ie See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action Emergency

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

From TheJournal.ie GIY: Ophelia's casualties in the garden and collecting seaweed post storm Gardening

GIY: Ophelia's casualties in the garden and collecting seaweed post storm

I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan Bad Luck Brian

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the ESB Networks 'situation room' is preparing for Storm Brian tonight Connected

Here's how the ESB Networks 'situation room' is preparing for Storm Brian tonight

Crews from as far afield as France are now in the country as the reconnection effort continues.

So Pornhub says traffic from Ireland shot up sharply during Hurricane Ophelia...

Or should that be OH-FEEL-YA. Eh? EH?

From TheJournal.ie Kinsale's lighthouse family: 'Monday was the scariest day of our lives' Hurricane Ophelia

Kinsale's lighthouse family: 'Monday was the scariest day of our lives'

On the morning of the storm we were all laughing and saying how the news had got it all wrong again. But my God were we wrong, writes Cathy Lennon.

From TheJournal.ie Ferries cancelled amid fears over expected 'tidal surge' in Cork tomorrow evening Storm Brian

Ferries cancelled amid fears over expected 'tidal surge' in Cork tomorrow evening

The county, still recovering from Ophelia, is preparing for Storm Brian.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant' Red Warning

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

From TheJournal.ie Thank you: A letter from my Ophelia-hit house to those who helped us Opinion

Thank you: A letter from my Ophelia-hit house to those who helped us

Aine Bonner is grateful her family made it through the storm unscathed but with no power, no water and three kids under 7, she’s counting the cost.

From TheJournal.ie The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia HOW LONG?

The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia

ESB Networks says that over 70% of those who lost power in Monday’s storm have had their service restored.

From TheJournal.ie 'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk Storm Ophelia

'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk

There are already existing laws which could see people facing six months in jail in certain instances like this.

From TheJournal.ie Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow Rain Rain Rain

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow

The weather is expected to deteriorate dramatically then on Friday with “very unsettled and changeable” conditions.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork' Ophelia

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'

Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.

From TheJournal.ie The Luas is back up running tonight Back On Track

The Luas is back up running tonight

Both Green and Red line services have resumed tonight ahead of schedule.

From TheJournal.ie Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored Good News

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored

ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country Status Red This post contains videos

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country

Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.

From TheJournal.ie Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines Storm Ophelia

Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines

Brendan Howlin said employers were confused yesterday as to whether to close for the day or not.

From TheJournal.ie Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow Back To School

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: Politicians pay tribute to those that lost their lives in Storm Ophelia Leaders' Questions

As it happened: Politicians pay tribute to those that lost their lives in Storm Ophelia

Leo Varadkar spent the day in the National Emergency centre yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Storm Brian' isn't comparable to Ophelia - and isn't even a storm yet Brianstorm

'Storm Brian' isn't comparable to Ophelia - and isn't even a storm yet

“At the moment it doesn’t look too severe and not comparable at all to Storm Ophelia.”

From TheJournal.ie It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning Draft Legislation

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

From TheJournal.ie School closures, power outages and widespread disruptions: How Ophelia will affect Ireland today Storm Fallout

School closures, power outages and widespread disruptions: How Ophelia will affect Ireland today

As Ophelia clears off to the north, the cleanup begins.

From TheJournal.ie 20,000 homes are without water and another 360,000 could lose theirs because of Ophelia Oh Ophelia

20,000 homes are without water and another 360,000 could lose theirs because of Ophelia

The worst affected counties were Cork, Kerry, Wexford, Waterford, Galway, Leitrim and parts of Westmeath and Cavan.

From TheJournal.ie Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two RIP

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two

The 33-year-old was killed when his car was struck by a falling tree.

From TheJournal.ie Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today Aftermath

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday Ophelia

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today Storm Damage

Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today

Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people Status Red

AS IT HAPPENED: Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people

We’ll have updates throughout the night as the powerful storm travels across Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally RIP

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia Insurance Claims

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

From TheJournal.ie Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford Eye Of The Storm

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin Storm Ophelia

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland I'm Checking In

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

The button has become something of a staple of international crisis incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters Ophelia

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

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