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# beast-from-the-east - Friday 2 March, 2018

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow
# Feast From The East
# Feast From The East

Some supermarkets are starting to reopen but most are remaining shut until tomorrow

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:49 PM 76,623 Views 61 Comments

The government says food delivery is ‘a priority’.

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Status red warning for five Leinster counties extended until 9am

Mar 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 137,300 Views 75 Comments

Snow will continue to fall until this evening and sleety showers are expected tomorrow.

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Farmers struggling with dairy supplies as Storm Emma freezes pipes across the country

Mar 2nd 2018, 3:15 PM 21,728 Views 12 Comments

Some farmers are also afraid their lambs will die, said the President of the Irish Farmer’s Association.

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,002 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash
# Refunds
# Refunds

Banks to refund people who missed a direct debit because they couldn't lodge cash

Mar 2nd 2018, 1:24 PM 18,313 Views 28 Comments

The refunds cover Wednesday, Thursday and today.

PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Stunning shots of snow around the country

Mar 2nd 2018, 1:10 PM 142,699 Views 37 Comments

It’s a winter wonderland … in March.

At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma
# Cut Off
# Cut Off

At least 10,000 people have no phone or internet after Storm Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:33 PM 14,273 Views 34 Comments

Eir says it is working to reconnect people.

A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago
# Sneachta
From The Daily Edge
# Sneachta

A family in Naas have brilliantly recreated a photo they took with a snowman 21 years ago

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:02 PM 14,593 Views 5 Comments

The snowman is about 11ft tall.

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:55 AM 16,612 Views 17 Comments

Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential
# No Cars Go
# No Cars Go

'It’s not just your own life you’re risking': People told to not drive unless journey is essential

Mar 2nd 2018, 11:40 AM 110,998 Views 89 Comments

Several people had to be rescued after getting stuck in their cars.

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions
# All Systems Go
# All Systems Go

Roof collapse, car fires and trees down - busy night for rescue crews despite weather conditions

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:35 AM 44,712 Views 36 Comments

Dublin Fire Brigade dealt with a number of call outs across the city last night.

Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you planning to leave your home today?

Mar 2nd 2018, 9:11 AM 61,339 Views 88 Comments

Do you think you have snow business venturing out of the house?

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Forecast, transport and closures: Here's what you need to know today

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:37 AM 56,904 Views 14 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning will remain in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm.

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

14 people slept on Dublin streets during last night's blizzard

Mar 2nd 2018, 8:32 AM 30,408 Views 112 Comments

One person slept in a Garda station.

Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'
# Take Care
# Take Care

Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'

Mar 2nd 2018, 7:46 AM 152,954 Views 145 Comments

“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 52,053 Views 69 Comments

The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.

# beast-from-the-east - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
# Electricity
# Electricity

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country

Mar 1st 2018, 10:10 PM 103,300 Views 53 Comments

ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.

Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today
# Oh So Quiet
From The Daily Edge
# Oh So Quiet

Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today

Mar 1st 2018, 7:56 PM 28,092 Views 0 Comments

We’re not being dramatic when we say it might be the end of the world.

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland

Mar 1st 2018, 6:17 PM 41,247 Views 15 Comments

While you’re bunkered down for the night, here’s a roundup of snowy scenes from around the country.

People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'
# Get More Bread
From The Daily Edge
# Get More Bread

People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'

Mar 1st 2018, 6:00 PM 19,195 Views 8 Comments

Well sorry for not living in igloos.

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather
# Status Red
# Status Red

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

Mar 1st 2018, 4:25 PM 128,994 Views 77 Comments

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further

Mar 1st 2018, 4:13 PM 9,574 Views 9 Comments

The government has urged everyone across the country to be at home from 4pm today.

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm
# Emergency Personnel
# Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 14,692 Views 40 Comments

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel
# Christmas The Sequel
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas The Sequel

Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel

Mar 1st 2018, 11:50 AM 14,056 Views 6 Comments

This is exactly what the nation needs right now. Another Christmas.

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5
# Rough Sleepers
# Rough Sleepers

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5

Mar 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 45,329 Views 125 Comments

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night
# Freezing
# Freezing

Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night

Mar 1st 2018, 8:34 AM 21,979 Views 20 Comments

Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees today.

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm

Mar 1st 2018, 8:25 AM 68,439 Views 95 Comments

Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.

7 completely zen ways to make the most of your snow day at home
# Beast From The East
From The Daily Edge
# Beast From The East

7 completely zen ways to make the most of your snow day at home

Mar 1st 2018, 8:00 AM 7,406 Views 0 Comments

You’re trapped inside so make the most of it.

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow

Mar 1st 2018, 7:11 AM 19,018 Views 33 Comments

The government has urged everyone in a red area to be at home from 4pm today until 12 midday tomorrow.

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding
# Some Day For It
# Some Day For It

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding

Mar 1st 2018, 6:15 AM 50,357 Views 29 Comments

People are being told to stay indoors, but what happens if you’ve a wedding.

What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?
# The Blizzards
# The Blizzards

What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?

Mar 1st 2018, 6:05 AM 36,657 Views 14 Comments

Here’s what’s happening with the weather today.

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Mar 1st 2018, 12:05 AM 283,218 Views 65 Comments

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

# beast-from-the-east - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing
# Sexy Beast
# Sexy Beast

Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing

Feb 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 44,739 Views 19 Comments

It was a day of singular beauty around the emerald isle.

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Here's what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight

Feb 28th 2018, 7:00 PM 61,481 Views 22 Comments

In Dublin last night there were over 200 reports about homeless people sleeping rough.

'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime
# Dangerous Conditions
# Dangerous Conditions

'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime

Feb 28th 2018, 6:40 PM 57,974 Views 77 Comments

A Status Red snow-ice warning will be in place in Munster and Leinster from 4pm tomorrow.

AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 6:18 PM 40,598 Views 24 Comments

The government has said that 25cm of snow is expected tomorrow, and 40cm on Friday.

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
# Severe Weather
# Severe Weather

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,529 Views 15 Comments

Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.

People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow

Feb 28th 2018, 3:24 PM 107,547 Views 128 Comments

Blizzard-like conditions are expected.

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe
# The Beast
# The Beast

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe

Feb 28th 2018, 2:57 PM 39,855 Views 21 Comments

At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
# Grounded
# Grounded

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 2:03 PM 40,814 Views 12 Comments

The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.