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Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding
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Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding

Mar 20th 2014, 5:03 PM 8,196 Views 11 Comments

More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms
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Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms

Mar 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 5,097 Views 6 Comments

There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland
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Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland

Feb 18th 2014, 8:54 AM 13,162 Views 30 Comments

There are currently NO extreme weather warnings in effect. Given the last two months we’ve had — this, in itself, is now news.

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers
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Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 18,521 Views 17 Comments

All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?
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How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?

Feb 13th 2014, 11:14 AM 15,608 Views 20 Comments

Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?

190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"
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190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"

Feb 13th 2014, 7:25 AM 21,305 Views 75 Comments

And we haven’t seen the last of the stormy weather either…

Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West
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Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West

Feb 11th 2014, 8:07 AM 16,655 Views 19 Comments

The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.

Orange Alert: Wind, snow and "extremely high waves" this weekend as another storm hits
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Orange Alert: Wind, snow and "extremely high waves" this weekend as another storm hits

Jan 30th 2014, 11:27 AM 34,694 Views 53 Comments

Here we go again…

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West
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Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West

Jan 26th 2014, 12:57 PM 13,279 Views 18 Comments

Homes and businesses in Galway, Tipperary, Kerry and Mayo are all affected. Further high winds are forecast for this afternoon.

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today
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'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Jan 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,067 Views 18 Comments

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country
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Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country

Jan 25th 2014, 9:13 PM 62,217 Views 95 Comments

The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.

Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes
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Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes

Jan 6th 2014, 2:03 PM 4,597 Views 13 Comments

OPW minister Brian Hayes said that a decision on extra funding would be made once Cabinet received a briefing on problems in each local authority area.

Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues
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Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues

Jan 6th 2014, 1:33 PM 76,946 Views 117 Comments

Several routes were closed this morning as spring tides combined with widespread gales to cause problems for motorists.

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre
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Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre

Jan 6th 2014, 11:34 AM 23,479 Views 31 Comments

The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.

Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm
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Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm

Dec 28th 2013, 6:56 PM 8,561 Views 33 Comments

Some 78,000 households and businesses have been reconnected over the past two days.

Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...
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Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...

Dec 27th 2013, 4:24 PM 69,844 Views 65 Comments

How has it been where you are today?

Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day
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Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day

Dec 27th 2013, 10:20 AM 25,809 Views 26 Comments

It’s still pretty blustery out there…

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
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Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

Dec 25th 2013, 10:53 AM 7,243 Views 4 Comments

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill
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ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

Dec 24th 2013, 6:37 PM 26,195 Views 45 Comments

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions
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High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions

Dec 24th 2013, 2:47 PM 25,354 Views 30 Comments

Several Dublin-bound flights have been diverted to Shannon and Belfast, while there’s snow sticking to road surfaces in counties Cavan and Monaghan.