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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 14 December, 2019

#Storm Emma

From TheJournal.ie Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening Expected To Open

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

From TheJournal.ie Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off Public Transport

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off

The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.

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 Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast Power Outage

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast

Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms Milkmageddon

Milk crisis? Storm Emma stopped the collection of fresh stock from many dairy farms

Many farmers have exhausted their backup space for the milk collected, with possible knock on effects for the availability of milk on supermarket shelves.

From TheJournal.ie Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open Doors Open

Going to the shops? Many stores and supermarkets are now open

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

From TheJournal.ie Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible School's Back

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible

The final decision will be made by the schools themselves.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous' Be Warned

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting Garda Resources

Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting

The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week? A Helping Hand

Open thread: What random acts of kindness did you see during the awful weather this week?

In this wintry weather, even the smallest helping hand could have made a difference.

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 Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting Lidl

Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting

One man remains in custody.

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 What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now Storm Emma

What's running in the morning: Dublin flights cancelled, no trains and no Luas service for now

The transport services said that these were subject to change depending on the severity of the weather in the morning.

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 The42 Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma Lovely Gesture

Sunderland opens the Stadium of Light up for homeless in need of shelter from Storm Emma

The Championship club is providing a place to sleep, hot food and drinks.

From TheJournal.ie Roads and rail lines flooded as conditions worsen in Dublin and Wicklow Sandbags At The Ready

Roads and rail lines flooded as conditions worsen in Dublin and Wicklow

One resident said the seawater reached his door earlier today.

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 Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove Stormy Waters

Gardaí warn 'stay out of the water' after swimmer rescued in Sandycove

The woman got into difficulty in stormy waters.

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.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country

It’s a winter wonderland … in March.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Storm Emma blankets the nation in large amounts of snow - and there's more to come Storm Emma
From TheJournal.ie At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma Cut Off

At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma

Eir says it is working to reconnect people.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions Storm Emma

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions

Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

From TheJournal.ie Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions All Systems Go

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?

Do you think you have snow business venturing out of the house?