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

Jan 17th 2018, 10:07 AM 33,449 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 5th 2017, 6:01 AM 10,397 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Nov 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,922 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Nov 10th 2017, 12:52 PM 35,591 Views 96 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2017, 7:55 AM 23,468 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 9:30 PM 40,374 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 12:30 PM 7,577 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Oct 21st 2017, 7:14 AM 21,164 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2017, 8:33 PM 11,368 Views 8 Comments

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...
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# Work From Home

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

Oct 20th 2017, 2:19 PM 6,959 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2017, 9:30 PM 49,668 Views 30 Comments

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.

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

Oct 19th 2017, 9:13 PM 28,039 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Oct 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 67,431 Views 143 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2017, 9:30 PM 25,622 Views 15 Comments

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.

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

Oct 18th 2017, 4:00 PM 26,198 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2017, 12:14 PM 12,015 Views 68 Comments

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

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow
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Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow

Oct 18th 2017, 11:10 AM 105,766 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Oct 18th 2017, 6:00 AM 32,206 Views 5 Comments

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

The Luas is back up running tonight
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The Luas is back up running tonight

Oct 17th 2017, 9:27 PM 10,278 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 7:02 PM 33,514 Views 36 Comments

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

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country From TheJournal.ie
Live Oct 17th 2017, 6:27 PM

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 4:34 PM 84,877 Views 83 Comments

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

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow
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Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Oct 17th 2017, 4:16 PM 13,939 Views 35 Comments

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

Meteorologist Joanna Donnelly got a cute letter from a little girl thanking her for the days off school
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# Ophelia

Meteorologist Joanna Donnelly got a cute letter from a little girl thanking her for the days off school

Oct 17th 2017, 3:50 PM 5,406 Views 2 Comments

Not all heroes wear capes.

As it happened: Politicians pay tribute to those that lost their lives in Storm Ophelia From TheJournal.ie
Live Oct 17th 2017, 2:02 PM

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 11:49 AM 56,695 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 10:12 AM 29,974 Views 121 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 8:55 AM 50,782 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 12,110 Views 6 Comments

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

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two
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Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two

Oct 17th 2017, 7:54 AM 39,274 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Oct 17th 2017, 7:15 AM 14,408 Views 28 Comments

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

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

Oct 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 28,790 Views 15 Comments

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

Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today
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Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today

Oct 16th 2017, 11:05 PM 210,754 Views 72 Comments

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

AS IT HAPPENED: Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people From TheJournal.ie
Live Oct 16th 2017, 10:55 PM

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

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally
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First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Oct 16th 2017, 10:43 PM 42,650 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,853 Views 11 Comments

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

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford
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Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

Oct 16th 2017, 8:16 PM 33,048 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 7:13 PM 51,915 Views 32 Comments

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

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland
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Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 7:11 PM 23,917 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Oct 16th 2017, 6:23 PM 41,985 Views 65 Comments

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

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