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# batten-down-the-hatches - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Status Yellow warnings as 'unseasonably windy weather' expected across the country
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Status Yellow warnings as 'unseasonably windy weather' expected across the country

Updated May 21st 2020, 1:14 PM 62,870 Views 30 Comments

It will be another warm day today with top temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Monday 13 January, 2020

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight
# Status Orange
# Status Orange

Storm Brendan: 32,000 still without power as Status Orange warning remains for five counties until midnight

Updated Jan 13th 2020, 6:10 PM 293,760 Views 76 Comments

A number of flights to and from Shannon Airport have been cancelled.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast
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# Louisiana

Millions of US residents braced as Storm Barry nears hurricane strength as it approaches coast

Jul 13th 2019, 12:00 PM 10,717 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters predict heavy rains, a potential storm surge and flooding reminiscent of 2005′s Hurricane Katrina.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Thursday 1 March, 2018

These are the top-selling goods we've stocked up on for Storm Emma
# Supermarket Sweep
# Supermarket Sweep

These are the top-selling goods we've stocked up on for Storm Emma

Mar 1st 2018, 7:36 PM 53,032 Views 45 Comments

Confirmed: Ireland has gone bread mad (but we also like a sneaky bottle of wine in a snowstorm).

# batten-down-the-hatches - Monday 16 October, 2017

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know
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# Batten Down The Hatches

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

Oct 16th 2017, 1:57 PM 401,069 Views 233 Comments

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

# batten-down-the-hatches - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Pictures: Hurricane Nate wreaks havoc but impact far less severe than feared
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Pictures: Hurricane Nate wreaks havoc but impact far less severe than feared

Oct 8th 2017, 7:01 PM 10,086 Views 1 Comment

There were no immediate reports of deaths due to the storm.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'
# Take It Easy
# Take It Easy

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'

Feb 14th 2017, 5:56 PM 26,982 Views 35 Comments

Tonight is expected to the busiest of the week as part of the city’s unofficial rag week.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Storm Barbara winds so strong they blew a window off Facebook's HQ
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# Dislike

Storm Barbara winds so strong they blew a window off Facebook's HQ

Dec 24th 2016, 2:34 PM 22,354 Views 20 Comments

The centre of the storm tracked very close to Ireland yesterday.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Friday 23 December, 2016

Warnings from Coast Guard as Storm Barbara rolls in
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Warnings from Coast Guard as Storm Barbara rolls in

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:17 AM 28,185 Views 18 Comments

The north-west coast will be most affected by the storm, with gusts of up to 120km/h expected.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Monday 14 December, 2015

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe
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# Batten Down The Hatches

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

Dec 14th 2015, 6:10 AM 44,411 Views 25 Comments

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Storm Barney is ripping down trees and creating travel chaos all over Ireland
# Rush Hour Hell
# Rush Hour Hell

Storm Barney is ripping down trees and creating travel chaos all over Ireland

Nov 17th 2015, 11:05 PM 145,234 Views 114 Comments

Trees are down, flights are being disrupted and some ferry crossings are off.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Tie down those wheelie bins ... it's going to get fierce windy out there tonight
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Tie down those wheelie bins ... it's going to get fierce windy out there tonight

Mar 28th 2015, 7:00 PM 20,884 Views 26 Comments

Gusts of 110km are on the way.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Thursday 15 January, 2015

10,000 Eircom customers without service as strong winds sweep across Ireland
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# Batten Down The Hatches

10,000 Eircom customers without service as strong winds sweep across Ireland

Jan 15th 2015, 10:35 PM 24,862 Views 20 Comments

Orange warnings remain in place for 18 counties and there are icy conditions on the way this weekend.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Code Red as 'ferocious' storm hits Ireland
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Code Red as 'ferocious' storm hits Ireland

Jan 14th 2015, 10:15 PM 110,706 Views 74 Comments

There is a red weather warning in place for nine counties and the storm is expected to be “at its most ferocious” tomorrow morning.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Tie down your wheelie bins - there are gale force winds on the way
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Tie down your wheelie bins - there are gale force winds on the way

Dec 9th 2014, 1:28 PM 19,540 Views 24 Comments

We hope you have a strong umbrella because it’s going to rain as well.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Feb 5th 2014, 9:45 PM 18,182 Views 8 Comments

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores
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# Batten Down The Hatches

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores

Feb 4th 2014, 8:07 AM 25,313 Views 34 Comments

Another storm swell is on its way bringing wet and windy weather.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Photos: Rescue efforts under way after severe flood emergency
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Photos: Rescue efforts under way after severe flood emergency

Feb 1st 2014, 3:04 PM 47,257 Views 57 Comments

You might want to stay indoors today, particularly if you live in the west.

Batten down the hatches: Storm-force winds batter the country
# Hold Onto Your Hats
# Hold Onto Your Hats

Batten down the hatches: Storm-force winds batter the country

Feb 1st 2014, 12:10 PM 46,819 Views 32 Comments

It’s pretty windy out there this morning.

# batten-down-the-hatches - Monday 6 January, 2014

On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years
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# Storm

On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years

Jan 6th 2014, 9:07 AM 25,781 Views 46 Comments

The night of the ‘Big Wind’ took place overnight from 6-7 January 1839 causing damage to a quarter of all Dublin houses.