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

Peterborough defender Steven Taylor resorts to sweeping snow off the pitch mid-game
# Commitment
From The42
# Commitment

Peterborough defender Steven Taylor resorts to sweeping snow off the pitch mid-game

Feb 28th 2018, 1:36 PM 6,388 Views 6 Comments

It was well worth the effort in the end as the Posh claimed a 2-1 win.

No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster
# The Beast
# The Beast

No Bus Éireann or Dublin Bus services tomorrow in Leinster and Munster

Feb 28th 2018, 1:12 PM 62,788 Views 35 Comments

The decision was announced following a meeting of the National Emergency Coordination Group.

Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions
# Batten Down
# Batten Down

Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions

Feb 28th 2018, 11:31 AM 130,144 Views 78 Comments

The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.

Conditions are going to deteriorate further as Met Éireann expects 25cm of snowfall by tomorrow
# Worse To Come
# Worse To Come

Conditions are going to deteriorate further as Met Éireann expects 25cm of snowfall by tomorrow

Feb 28th 2018, 11:00 AM 26,108 Views 23 Comments

Temperatures will drop to as low as -6 degrees tonight.

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight
# Shelter
# Shelter

Dublin homeless executive received over 200 reports about rough sleepers overnight

Feb 28th 2018, 10:25 AM 6,935 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach said only a small number of people refused the offer of accommodation.

PHOTOS: Many parts of Ireland are covered in snow
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Many parts of Ireland are covered in snow

Feb 28th 2018, 10:06 AM 69,912 Views 49 Comments

Stay safe out there.

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap
# Stay Warm
# Stay Warm

Government will offer an extra week of fuel allowance during the cold snap

Feb 28th 2018, 9:52 AM 26,807 Views 64 Comments

The decision means that fuel allowance recipients will now automatically receive €45 for this week instead of the usual €22.50.

What does a red weather alert actually mean?
# Take Action
# Take Action

What does a red weather alert actually mean?

Feb 28th 2018, 9:48 AM 22,997 Views 24 Comments

It basically means take action.

18 brilliant photos of the snow that we've all just woken up to
# Snow Joke
From The Daily Edge
# Snow Joke

18 brilliant photos of the snow that we've all just woken up to

Feb 28th 2018, 9:32 AM 9,190 Views 0 Comments

Is there any way we could arrange a second Christmas this week? Since we’ve got the weather.

Wednesday's sporting fixtures disrupted by heavy snowfall and adverse weather
# Postponed
From The42
# Postponed

Wednesday's sporting fixtures disrupted by heavy snowfall and adverse weather

Feb 28th 2018, 9:03 AM 3,923 Views 0 Comments

The FAI says it’s monitoring the situation ahead of the weekend’s League of Ireland fixtures.

Transport update: Luas, bus and train services curtailed due to snow
# Disruption
# Disruption

Transport update: Luas, bus and train services curtailed due to snow

Feb 28th 2018, 7:25 AM 76,095 Views 31 Comments

Flights from Dublin Airport are also affected.

Red weather warning issued after heavy overnight snow
# Sneachta
# Sneachta

Red weather warning issued after heavy overnight snow

Feb 28th 2018, 7:20 AM 337,593 Views 171 Comments

The Beast From The East has arrived.

Everything to know about keeping you and your household safe during Storm Emma
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Everything to know about keeping you and your household safe during Storm Emma

Feb 28th 2018, 12:15 AM 41,458 Views 32 Comments

House, car, clothes and pets – we have you covered.

# beast-from-the-east - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?
# Name Game
# Name Game

Who is to blame for the 'Beast from the East'?

Feb 27th 2018, 6:30 PM 35,552 Views 39 Comments

The extreme weather is coming, but what of its scary name?

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Householders warned NOT to leave their taps running during the freezing weather

Feb 27th 2018, 5:30 PM 146,966 Views 50 Comments

Here’s what you need to do to help prevent your water pipes from bursting.

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Poll: Have your kids ever had a 'snow day'?

Feb 27th 2018, 5:06 PM 415 Views 0 Comments

Schools around the country are anticipating closure this week.

'Significant increase in bread production' as consumers pick shelves dry in anticipation of The Beast
# Breadwatch
# Breadwatch

'Significant increase in bread production' as consumers pick shelves dry in anticipation of The Beast

Feb 27th 2018, 4:36 PM 38,314 Views 76 Comments

The nation’s sudden appetite for retail bread therapy shows no signs of abating.

Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'
# The Beast
# The Beast

Taoiseach says minister's advice to turn the heating on 24/7 'is not the advice of government'

Feb 27th 2018, 3:20 PM 64,201 Views 119 Comments

Minister Jim Daly said that older people could claim the money back for fuel from welfare schemes.

'Continuous snow' to hit Ireland as Beast from the East clashes with Storm Emma
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

'Continuous snow' to hit Ireland as Beast from the East clashes with Storm Emma

Feb 27th 2018, 2:19 PM 144,207 Views 151 Comments

Gale force winds of up to 110km/h could occur over the coming days, Met Éireann has warned.

Poll: Have you checked in with an elderly neighbour in this cold snap?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you checked in with an elderly neighbour in this cold snap?

Feb 27th 2018, 12:38 PM 10,673 Views 25 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Pharmacists urge people to ensure they have 'supply of essential medicines' before storm hits

Feb 27th 2018, 10:03 AM 11,809 Views 35 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that patients could experience “significant disruption for several days”.

People are 'selling' loaves of bread on DoneDeal after the Beast from the East panic buying
# Bread Status Red
From The Daily Edge
# Bread Status Red

People are 'selling' loaves of bread on DoneDeal after the Beast from the East panic buying

Feb 27th 2018, 9:26 AM 12,303 Views 8 Comments

We doubt they’ll have much sales.

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

'Beast from the East is coming our way': Leo says weather advice will be clear about whether to stay home from work

Feb 27th 2018, 8:42 AM 96,832 Views 89 Comments

During Storm Ophelia’s red alert there was confusion as to whether people should go to work or remain at home.

Here's how to keep your pets warm and safe from The Beast this week
# Freezing
# Freezing

Here's how to keep your pets warm and safe from The Beast this week

Feb 27th 2018, 7:52 AM 22,163 Views 18 Comments

The ISPCA has issued advice on how to protect your pet during the freezing weather ahead.

Photos: Temperatures plunge as low as -20 as Europe gets battered by 'the Beast from the East'
# Off The Charts
# Off The Charts

Photos: Temperatures plunge as low as -20 as Europe gets battered by 'the Beast from the East'

Feb 27th 2018, 6:58 AM 40,516 Views 22 Comments

The Arctic, meanwhile, is undergoing an unseasonable heatwave.

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?
# A Link To The Past
# A Link To The Past

So how will The Beast compare to the Big Snow of '82?

Feb 27th 2018, 6:05 AM 96,811 Views 56 Comments

It won’t even come close, says one expert.

# beast-from-the-east - Monday 26 February, 2018

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather
# The Beast
# The Beast

Planning to drive this week? Here's the advice for car-owners ahead of the severe wintry weather

Feb 26th 2018, 6:40 PM 67,179 Views 54 Comments

Here’s what to do before you set out, or if you encounter snow or ice.

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow

Feb 26th 2018, 3:03 PM 60,579 Views 43 Comments

A snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties in Ireland.

What exactly is the 'Beast from the East'? And why is it going to be absolutely freezing this week?
# Arctic Cold
# Arctic Cold

What exactly is the 'Beast from the East'? And why is it going to be absolutely freezing this week?

Feb 26th 2018, 1:18 PM 79,989 Views 69 Comments

The polar vortex from Siberia is bringing extremely cold temperatures all over Europe.

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

Feb 26th 2018, 11:45 AM 157,362 Views 94 Comments

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

13 of the best tweets about the impending 'Beast from the East'
# Winter Is Coming
From The Daily Edge
# Winter Is Coming

13 of the best tweets about the impending 'Beast from the East'

Feb 26th 2018, 10:15 AM 21,338 Views 2 Comments

Storm’s a comin’.