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#Big Freeze

# big-freeze - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From The42 Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia Big Freeze

Connacht brave sub-zero temperatures to secure bonus-point win in Siberia

Job done for Pat Lam’s men in Krasnoyarsk.

# big-freeze - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This was the scene in Ireland four years ago today Snow Joke

This was the scene in Ireland four years ago today

The big freeze of 2010.

# big-freeze - Friday 28 November, 2014

Grand mild out, isn't it? ... Well, here's what Dublin looked like --- four years ago

The snows started falling on this day four years ago, capping what was the coldest November period on record and heralding the start of the ‘Big Freeze’.

# big-freeze - Sunday 9 November, 2014

How prepared is Ireland for another big freeze?

No one needs to panic – we have more than enough salt this time.

# big-freeze - Thursday 30 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 things we can expect this winter if Ireland experiences another 'big freeze' Big Freeze

# big-freeze - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Rates freeze would see 'return to bustling main streets'

Call on newly-elected councillors to drive recovery in “busy main streets”.

# big-freeze - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Ad agency denies 'poo rain' seen flooding into office Poo-ple Rain

Ad agency denies 'poo rain' seen flooding into office

What’s the opposite of Hallelujah?

# big-freeze - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Think it’s chilly in Ireland? Here’s what they’re dealing with in the States Baltic

Think it’s chilly in Ireland? Here’s what they’re dealing with in the States

America’s toilets are literally freezing.

# big-freeze - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Your ‘Seems Like Lovely Weather for a Dip’ Pics of the Day Big Freeze 2010 This post contains images

Your ‘Seems Like Lovely Weather for a Dip’ Pics of the Day

Stay classy, Blessington Lakes…

# big-freeze - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Who remembers Ireland’s ‘Big Snow’ of 1982? Big Freeze

Who remembers Ireland’s ‘Big Snow’ of 1982?

Check out these vintage videos.

# big-freeze - Monday 30 January, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# big-freeze - Thursday 24 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010 Anniversary This post contains images

Remember this? The first snow days of November 2010

As we look out the window of our Dublin HQ on this dark, windy evening, TheJournal.ie staff is reminiscing about last year’s Snovember.

# big-freeze - Saturday 12 November, 2011

Poll: Are you ready for snow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you ready for snow?

Is this sunny weather lulling us into a false sense of security or are you getting prepared for more harsh weather conditions later this year?

# big-freeze - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

NRA and Dublin City Council prepare for winter snow and ice

The National Roads Authority has said it has enough salt to cover roads for three normal seasons, while Dublin City Council are meeting tomorrow to discuss measures to ensure citizens are protected from any harsh conditions this winter.

# big-freeze - Thursday 13 October, 2011

January will be the coldest month this winter – forecast

Irish Weather Online’s long-range forecaster Peter O’Donnell predicts a mixed bag of snow, rain and milder conditions this winter. Remember he was the guy who got it right last year?

# big-freeze - Friday 15 July, 2011

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital

Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.

# big-freeze - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

FBD premium hikes expected after surge in weather claims

Announcing performance figures for 2010, the insurer says the level of weather claims will mean increased premiums in 2011.

# big-freeze - Monday 7 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: An agreement on a new government, a potential visit from Pope Benedict, and the return of the dreaded snow…

# big-freeze - Monday 31 January, 2011

Ryanair reports surprise €10m loss after snow cancellations

Higher fuel costs, industrial action and snow cancellations see Ryanair lose €10m in the three months to December 31.

# big-freeze - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Dempsey says Ireland's snow response 'better than Europe'

The Transport Minister tells the Dáil he thinks Ireland’s local authorities handled the big freeze better than others.

# big-freeze - Friday 7 January, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

It’s back: snow to return across Ireland tonight

Munster and south Leinster will see the return of the dreaded white stuff, after overnight temperatures dropped to -6.8°C.

# big-freeze - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Sub-zero temperatures strike again

Brrr… time to wrap up as freezing weather continues.

# big-freeze - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really need to know this morning: Water, water everywhere; a 31-year-old is injured in a Clondalkin shooting, and a drop in 2010 tourism.

# big-freeze - Friday 24 December, 2010

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning: Freezing weather is set to continue (we’re sorry); Appeal for infomation on Blathnaid Timothy continues; Anarchists take responsibilty for Rome embassy attacks; and Kate Middleton makes us do a double-take…

# big-freeze - Thursday 23 December, 2010

Dublin Airport closed until 5am as chaos continues

The main runway at Ireland’s biggest airport freezes over again, causing further headaches for tens of thousands.

# big-freeze - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

Airports work to clear backlog as sub-zero temperatures go on

Aer Lingus and Ryanair both claim to be working at almost full capacity, with Ryanair putting on extra flights tomorrow.

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# big-freeze - Tuesday 21 December, 2010

DUBLIN BUS has announced that it is cancelling all routes from 10pm tonight for the remainder of the night, owing to the continued snowy weather and plummeting temperatures. Routes had earlier been heavily curtailed due to the continued snowfall in the capital, with many housing estates inaccessible.

Take 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# big-freeze - Saturday 18 December, 2010

From The42 Big Freezes takes toll: some of the sport is off Off! Off! Off!

Big Freezes takes toll: some of the sport is off

No, not THAT kind of “off”. Navan’s races are on, but UK meetings suffer, as do two Premier League games and some rugby.

Transport chaos looms as cold weather returns

Sub-zero temperatures return and public transport is hit – while local authorities admit that salt supplies are running low.

Poll: Are our local authorities doing enough to keep us moving? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are our local authorities doing enough to keep us moving?

Are you happy with how your local authority has acted to keep you moving – or do you think they could do more?

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: more ‘secret’ bank bonuses, the return of the cold snap, and growing threats of war in Korea.

# big-freeze - Wednesday 15 December, 2010

Severe weather warning issued

More snow is expected – but Mét Eireann says it this cold snap will not be as severe as the recent one.

# big-freeze - Saturday 11 December, 2010

Scotland's transport minister quits over Big Freeze chaos

Stewart Stevenson quits after stinging criticism of his handling of the weather crisis, admitting he could have done better.

Great Thaw begins as temperatures stay above zero

Temperatures stayed above zero overnight for the second day running – but drivers still need to take care.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the Vatican was “offended” at the Murphy Inquiries, the bailout is back in doubt, and the Old Enemy could still be coming to Dublin.

# big-freeze - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Thaw could prove fleeting as temperature due to drop again next week

Road conditions remain dangerous this morning, and forecasters warn that more of the same weather could follow a brief weekend thaw.

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