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Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin
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Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Oct 16th 2017, 6:15 PM 28,652 Views 56 Comments

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge
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18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge

Oct 16th 2017, 6:00 PM 12,174 Views 3 Comments

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Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm
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Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

Oct 16th 2017, 4:30 PM 148,660 Views 77 Comments

Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car
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Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car

Oct 16th 2017, 4:15 PM 62,602 Views 35 Comments

The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow
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Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Oct 16th 2017, 3:54 PM 98,664 Views 113 Comments

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain
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At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

Oct 16th 2017, 2:57 PM 32,696 Views 3 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb
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Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 93,044 Views 44 Comments

Gardaí are advising members of the public to stay indoors until the storm has passed.

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland
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Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 2:45 PM 57,612 Views 14 Comments

Roofs are being blown off, trees are being uprooted and electricity wires are being damaged as Ophelia batters Ireland.

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open
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Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Oct 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 24,580 Views 6 Comments

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know
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Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know

Oct 16th 2017, 1:57 PM 401,810 Views 233 Comments

Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree
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Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree

Oct 16th 2017, 1:17 PM 65,943 Views 41 Comments

A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
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Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

Oct 16th 2017, 12:17 PM 43,090 Views 145 Comments

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland
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Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 11:49 AM 26,185 Views 7 Comments

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h
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'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Oct 16th 2017, 11:32 AM 49,804 Views 57 Comments

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia
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Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 11:30 AM 16,278 Views 82 Comments

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in
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'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in

Oct 16th 2017, 10:28 AM 45,208 Views 22 Comments

US news outlets are providing extensive coverage of the storm’s arrival.

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?
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Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Oct 16th 2017, 10:20 AM 192,632 Views 15 Comments

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

23 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's mixed reaction to the arrival of Ophelia
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23 tweets that perfectly sum up Ireland's mixed reaction to the arrival of Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 9:57 AM 36,587 Views 0 Comments

There are City Council workers out collecting leaves ahead of the hurricane. As you do.

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut
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Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Oct 16th 2017, 9:19 AM 30,758 Views 25 Comments

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?
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Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

Oct 16th 2017, 8:45 AM 45,450 Views 71 Comments

We really hope you could avoid it.

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days
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Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

Oct 16th 2017, 8:30 AM 140,584 Views 86 Comments

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong
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Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong

Oct 16th 2017, 8:01 AM 38,230 Views 17 Comments

It’s the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland
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Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

Oct 15th 2017, 10:22 PM 156,637 Views 105 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning for the entire country.

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival
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Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Oct 15th 2017, 10:15 PM 461,747 Views 228 Comments

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

14 reactions that sum up Ireland's preparations for the incoming Hurricane Ophelia
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# Red Warning

14 reactions that sum up Ireland's preparations for the incoming Hurricane Ophelia

Oct 15th 2017, 11:23 AM 64,312 Views 0 Comments

Brace yourself.

Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia
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Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia

Oct 14th 2017, 4:40 PM 151,361 Views 94 Comments

The state bus service said that it would not be operating the school bus routes in Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo and Galway.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why
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Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why

Oct 13th 2017, 8:19 PM 34,441 Views 25 Comments

We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland
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Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Oct 13th 2017, 1:05 PM 76,321 Views 53 Comments

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?
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Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?

Oct 12th 2017, 9:02 AM 51,607 Views 48 Comments

Well no, probably not. It’s more likely to be a tropical storm, according to Met Éireann. We’re set for a rough start to next week though.

Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?
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Have historians found the real-life inspiration for Shakespeare's Ophelia?

Jun 8th 2011, 12:03 PM 1,328 Views 2 Comments

The death of a young child in Shakespeare’s home town of Stratford-upon-Avon may have inspired the noted playwright when composing one of his most famous and enduring plays, Hamlet.