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#Winter

Storm Arwen: Yellow wind warning for nine counties from tomorrow into Saturday
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# Batten Down

Storm Arwen: Yellow wind warning for nine counties from tomorrow into Saturday

Nov 25th 2021, 3:14 PM 75,664 Views 11 Comments

Storm Force 10 winds are expected along northern coastlines as Storm Arwen travels across the country.

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'
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# Capacity

ICU nurses: 'No more clapping by the public or lighting candles. At this stage, it's an insult'

Nov 25th 2021, 12:05 AM 97,547 Views 68 Comments
  • Staff in intensive care units say they're at breaking point as a fourth Covid surge hits, Órla Ryan reports
  • "ICU nurses and doctors are absolutely exhausted and we haven't even hit the winter peak," one nurse said
  • Most ICU beds are full and the HSE is making efforts to increase surge capacity
ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims
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# Dáil Claims

ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims

Nov 7th 2021, 12:09 PM 26,307 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen alleged in the Dáil that EirGrid made a €10 million initial payment to the semi-State firm on a €110 million contract.

HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'
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# Hospitals

HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'

Oct 16th 2021, 12:04 PM 34,274 Views 44 Comments

However, he said situation in the health system is “different” than last year.

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year
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# New York

Taoiseach says 'evaluation' into State's handling of pandemic will be carried out early next year

Sep 24th 2021, 7:28 PM 8,801 Views 11 Comments

The Taoiseach says he believes there will be a ‘challenging winter’.

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic
# Punxsutawney Phil
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# Punxsutawney Phil

It’s Groundhog Day in a time of pandemic

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:13 AM 21,886 Views 20 Comments

The annual ceremony foretelling the end of winter will be held in Pennsylvania, with no crowds allowed.

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain
# Storm Filomena
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# Storm Filomena

Three people dead after snowstorm causes chaos across Spain

Jan 9th 2021, 2:21 PM 68,479 Views 18 Comments

Another 20cm was forecast to fall today in Madrid, with up to 50cm at higher altitudes.

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand
# Supply And Demand
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# Supply And Demand

'Amber alert' issued by Eirgrid as electricity system comes under pressure to meet demand

Dec 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 28,857 Views 57 Comments

The warning came as Eirgrid are set to close two peat-fueled power plants in the Midlands.

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action
# Challenges
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# Challenges

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action

Dec 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,500 Views 9 Comments

The Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night as Toulouse visit Ulster in Belfast.

Wintry week ahead as frost, hail and temperatures as low as -3 degrees on the way
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# Wrap Up Warm

Wintry week ahead as frost, hail and temperatures as low as -3 degrees on the way

Nov 30th 2020, 9:17 AM 42,137 Views 7 Comments

Winter is coming.

Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend
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# Poll

Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend

Oct 24th 2020, 9:00 AM 50,755 Views 94 Comments

The findings come from a new poll carried out this month.

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October
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# Flu Jab

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October

Oct 9th 2020, 10:00 PM 32,678 Views 30 Comments

All of the 600,000 children’s doses will also be available by this time.

People urged to be vigilant ahead of expected spike in burglaries
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# Operation Thor

People urged to be vigilant ahead of expected spike in burglaries

Oct 5th 2020, 9:45 AM 41,174 Views 23 Comments

Burglaries and related crimes generally increase in the winter months.

UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October
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# Winter

UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October

Updated Sep 21st 2020, 7:30 PM 53,280 Views 58 Comments

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus tomorrow.

Ireland 'still in control' of Covid-19, says Acting Chief Medical Officer
# Late Late Show
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# Late Late Show

Ireland 'still in control' of Covid-19, says Acting Chief Medical Officer

Sep 5th 2020, 7:41 AM 39,895 Views 110 Comments

Dr Ronan Glynn appeared on the Late Late Show last night.

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced
# Weather
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# Weather

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced

Sep 1st 2020, 8:39 AM 36,809 Views 33 Comments

The naming of storms has been shown to raise awareness of severe weather and help people stay safe.

Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests
# Flu Season
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# Flu Season

Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests

Jul 21st 2020, 2:57 PM 37,236 Views 39 Comments

Experts warn that their findings paint a grim picture for the colder weather, when it is thought the disease may re-emerge.

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn
# Flu Season
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# Flu Season

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn

Jun 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 27,010 Views 84 Comments

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

Hospitals granted 190 extra beds in bid to tackle winter pressure
# Emergency Departments
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# Emergency Departments

Hospitals granted 190 extra beds in bid to tackle winter pressure

Dec 11th 2019, 4:29 PM 9,294 Views 30 Comments

An initial tranche of 83 beds have been approved for opening.

Heavy rain forecast this weekend as low pressure set to dominate over Ireland
# Winter
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# Winter

Heavy rain forecast this weekend as low pressure set to dominate over Ireland

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:17 AM 31,679 Views 9 Comments

Temperatures may also hit 0 degrees on Saturday night, bringing a risk of frost with it.

'Spending time in daylight is huge, especially if you work full time': How to mind your mental health this winter
# Winter
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# Winter

'Spending time in daylight is huge, especially if you work full time': How to mind your mental health this winter

Oct 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 19,523 Views 7 Comments

Elaine Austin, CEO of Pieta House, shares some advice for anyone struggling.

5 products that have helped my dry AF lips look a little less chapped
# Lip Service
# Lip Service

5 products that have helped my dry AF lips look a little less chapped

Jan 27th 2019, 3:00 PM 8,608 Views 3 Comments

My hero products for cracked lips.

Office like an icebox? These 6 class products can warm you up
# Brrrr
# Brrrr

Office like an icebox? These 6 class products can warm you up

Jan 4th 2019, 3:54 PM 5,921 Views 1 Comment

Tis bloody freezing!

Flu levels are low, but we're about to enter 'an extremely busy time for the health service'
# Get Vaccinated
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# Get Vaccinated

Flu levels are low, but we're about to enter 'an extremely busy time for the health service'

Dec 28th 2018, 1:11 PM 10,500 Views 5 Comments

Demand for the GP out-of-hours service remains high and similar to last year.

More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban
# Winter Truce
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# Winter Truce

More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban

Dec 27th 2018, 2:05 PM 98,130 Views 101 Comments

The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.

The Irish For: As the nights are closing in - curl up by the fire and learn some winter words
# Column
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# Column

The Irish For: As the nights are closing in - curl up by the fire and learn some winter words

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:45 AM 23,064 Views 13 Comments

Codladh Geimhridh literally means ‘winter sleep’ and is the Irish for hibernation. Sometimes that feels like a viable option in the Land of Eternal Winter (Hibernia), writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney
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# Opinion

From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney

Nov 17th 2018, 9:30 AM 7,984 Views 4 Comments

As I’ve looked glumly from the house at the sodden garden, it’s been playing on my mind that it’s high time I got the beds in the veg patch covered down for the winter, writes Michael Kelly

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies
# Winter Ready
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# Winter Ready

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies

Nov 7th 2018, 6:56 PM 7,008 Views 20 Comments

That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.

Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out?
# Commuting
# Commuting

Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out?

Nov 4th 2018, 11:00 AM 6,615 Views 2 Comments

It’s a source of conflict on many bus journeys.

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter
# Warning
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# Warning

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter

Oct 30th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,806 Views 45 Comments

The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.

Cold snap to continue as temperatures to dip to -4 degrees in parts of the country tonight
# Baby It's Cold Outside
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# Baby It's Cold Outside

Cold snap to continue as temperatures to dip to -4 degrees in parts of the country tonight

Oct 28th 2018, 11:26 AM 26,693 Views 12 Comments

Ireland is getting to grips with winter conditions ahead of the beginning of November.

Snow falls in parts of the country with lows of -2 degrees expected tonight
# Winter Is Coming
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# Winter Is Coming

Snow falls in parts of the country with lows of -2 degrees expected tonight

Oct 27th 2018, 12:13 PM 60,263 Views 15 Comments

It’s set to be a cold and blustery day across the country as winter weather hits Ireland.

From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home
# GIY
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# GIY

From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home

Oct 27th 2018, 12:00 PM 8,384 Views 3 Comments

Here’s how to make sure you always have some homemade healthy kimchi to hand.

As winter approaches now is the time to think about growing your own onions
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# GIY

As winter approaches now is the time to think about growing your own onions

Oct 20th 2018, 12:00 PM 13,033 Views 14 Comments

With temperatures dropping Michael Kelly has some tips to help you beef up your winter warmers.

Is it really heavy coat weather in Ireland yet? An investigation
# Winter Coat
# Winter Coat

Is it really heavy coat weather in Ireland yet? An investigation

Oct 10th 2018, 3:56 PM 5,336 Views 1 Comment

Seriously, somebody clear this up for me.

'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'
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# GIY

'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'

Sep 8th 2018, 8:30 AM 14,947 Views 5 Comments

If you really want a slice of raw goodness, Michael Kelly has just the recipe, but he is warming up this autumn to the comfort of hot dishes.

St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today
# Snow Show
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# Snow Show

St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today

Mar 19th 2018, 9:15 AM 40,465 Views 19 Comments

Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.

Icy conditions have led to treacherous roads and some bus cancellations this morning
# A Touch Of Frost
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# A Touch Of Frost

Icy conditions have led to treacherous roads and some bus cancellations this morning

Feb 12th 2018, 7:37 AM 32,034 Views 12 Comments

A weather warning is also in place later tonight due to strong winds.

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland
# Cold Snap
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# Cold Snap

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland

Jan 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 164,826 Views 68 Comments

Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.

Snow-ice warning kicks in at 10pm for 14 counties ahead of Storm Dylan
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# Met Éireann

Snow-ice warning kicks in at 10pm for 14 counties ahead of Storm Dylan

Dec 29th 2017, 8:10 PM 88,101 Views 56 Comments

The biggest impact from the storm will be across Connacht and Ulster.

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