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Dublin: 10 °C Saturday 19 October, 2019

#batten down the hatches

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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