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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Monday 16 October, 2017

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

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

Deaf groups say their members haven't been able to get the Ophelia news they need

The Irish Deaf Society and the Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters have expressed their disappointment at the lack of sign language interpreters present during briefings regarding Storm Ophelia.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw Two-legged Tie

Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw

Ireland find out which one of the four seeded teams they will face for a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm Ophelia This post contains videos

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

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

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car

The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

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

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

Man killed in Tipperary while clearing fallen tree with chainsaw

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

Iraqi forces seize ground from Kurds amid soaring tensions between two US allies

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State has urged the two sides to focus on fighting the extremists.

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

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

Happy Pear twins apologise and remove photo of their morning swim

Dave and Steve Flynn continued with their normal morning dip and posted a photo on social media today.

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

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

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree

A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51 RIP

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51

The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.

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

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

From The42 Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings COYBIG

Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings

Ireland face play-off against Switzerland, Italy, Croatia or Denmark as seedings confirmed.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

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

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

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

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

Police seeking to identify man who died after falling from hotel three years ago

“It is still possible that his family do not know that he has died.”

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

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?

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

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

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

Leo Varadkar congratulates Austria's new 'whizz-kid' leader

Sebastian Kurz, 31, is the world’s youngest leader in waiting.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

We really hope you could avoid it.

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s what you need to know as we start the week.

Antrim police investigate whether family dog killed 11-year-old boy

Paramedics were called to a home in the Queen’s Avenue area of Newtownabbey around midday yesterday

Gucci: 'Animal fur isn't "modern". Wearing fur belongs in the Stone Age'

Wearing fur – which is quite literally stolen off animals’ backs – is a practice that belongs in the Stone Age, writes Elisa Allen.

Sunday 15 October, 2017

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

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

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

The HSE is working on an app that will tell you how busy your local emergency department is

A prototype of the app will be available by this November.

From The42 "I was going in training with the youth team and I just thought: 'What's the point?'" Interview This post contains videos

"I was going in training with the youth team and I just thought: 'What's the point?'"

Gary Twigg tells The42 how he overcame a number of setbacks to become a League of Ireland legend.

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Latest Film Board funding goes to productions about widows, twins and happiness at Christmas

In the third quarter of this year the IFB approved more than €3 million of funding for various projects.

Meet the Irishman who gave the green light to the Golden Gate Bridge

An archive of papers belonging to the NUI Galway graduate have gone on show this week.

Over half of Irish people want a ban on single-use coffee cups

There’s a growing need to find more sustainable ways of dealing with waste in ireland.

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