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Dublin: -1 °C Sunday 18 March, 2018

#Storm Emma

# storm-emma - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# storm-emma - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?

Calls have been made to make up for lost time.

# storm-emma - Friday 9 March, 2018

# storm-emma - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'It was pretty appalling' - Aer Lingus communication slammed by Irish stranded across Europe during Storm Emma

Customers stranded in airports across the continent have vented at the perceived lack of communication from the airline as to what was going on.

# storm-emma - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

36 hours alone in a bed without so much as a hot drink: lessons to be learned from Storm Emma

The emergency effort co-ordinated by the NECC was impressive, writes Tom Clonan, but there is still a learning curve in reaching out to all vulnerable people.

'We have a way to go': Irish Water says restrictions set to continue

Over 16,000 homes outside Dublin are still without water.

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'

It’s been suggested that it would be unreasonable to make up the days during Easter.

23,000 homes and businesses still without water

Nighttime restrictions are expected to continue in some areas for days or weeks.

# storm-emma - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Government wants to know how much the clean-up bill for Storm Emma is going to cost

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy today updated the Cabinet on that aftermath of the recent weather conditions.

Substantial amount of jewellery stolen from Westmeath store during Storm Emma

No arrests have been made to date in relation to the incident.

'Snow tourists' hampering clean-up operation

Farmers and the army are among those helping clear snow around the country.

Snow-ice warning remains in place - but it won't be as cold

Tonight will see scattered showers and temperatures around or below freezing.

'At a time such as Storm Emma we can feel the emptiness of endless time without boundaries'

We gave little thought to the psychological and emotional stresses of Storm Emma’s enforced isolation, writes Stephanie Regan.

Working 12 hour days and moving 400,000 tonnes of snow - how Dublin Airport crews overcame the Beast

100 on-site staff and 200 contractors worked to clear the nearly 1,000 acre site.

# storm-emma - Monday 5 March, 2018

Emergency Department attendances rise sharply today in wake of Storm Emma

During the course of Storm Emma, the HSE saw a 41% reduction in attendances at Emergency Departments.

Bank of Ireland establishes €50 million storm relief fund for businesses and homeowners

Many businesses and homeowners have been financially impacted by Storm Emma.

Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow

The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

The east of the country is worst affected.

Storm aftermath: 10,500 customers without water, 121,000 with restricted supply

Water supply has been curtailed in some places due to increased demand – primarily from leaks in the system.

'Potential localised flooding': New status orange alert issued for Leinster

Temperatures will dip as low as minus three overnight tonight.

Buses, trains and Luas back up and running

Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.

# storm-emma - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'Tomorrow is not a normal day' - People urged to use public transport, parts of east remain in 'full crisis'

Temperatures are expected to be between 3 and 6 degrees today.

Thousands of homes still without water and power

Crews have been working through the night to restore service.

From The Daily Edge Amy Huberman's tweet about #BreadGate is being turned into an actual t-shirt for charity Born And Bread

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

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.

# storm-emma - Saturday 3 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma? Beast From The East

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

We all know which one is the cool storm.

How much snow fell in Ireland? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many tonnes of salt did we have?

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 The Daily Edge This Kilkenny mammy took a tractor to work during Storm Emma and now she's going global Sneachta

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.

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

Limited opening hours for some major supermarkets and local shops.

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible

The final decision will be made by the schools themselves.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

Eight men charged over alleged Lidl looting

One man remains in custody.

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