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Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

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Met Éireann issues orange warning for Donegal with strong winds expected in all counties
‘Phenomenal waves’ are forecast in some areas.
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Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation
ESB Networks said it is continuing to restore power to as many customers as possible tonight, but many will be without supply overnight.
Further high winds last night left thousands of homes, farms and businesses without power and water.
Some people may remain without power into tomorrow.
Six Boil Water Notices are currently in effect in various parts of the country.
Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
Opinion: 'The litter-picker was in the post. I was snookered'
Rory McNab shares his newfound love of collecting litter along Dublin’s Grand Canal, which has provided an unexpected pick-me-up in lockdown.
Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.
'A blight on the countryside': Minister pledges money to clean up thousands of tyres dumped around Ireland
Latest estimates from local authorities suggest there are more than 750,000 tyres dumped around the country.
Local councils are getting help to rid dog poo from our streets
Not picking up after your dog can land you with a fine of up to €150.
Photos: Litter-picking turf-war at Blessington Lakes leaves locals frustrated
Wicklow County Council refuses to pick up rubbish collected by locals from ESB land around Blessington Lakes.
Church of Scientology cleaning up needles on Dublin's Sheriff Street
The church has said it was welcomed by locals when volunteers visited recently to plant flowers.
Anti-graffiti campaign tells kids not to 'damage their futures by damaging property'
Dublin City Council is launching a new campaign – aimed at school children – to highlight that tagging is not cool… and illegal.
The Irish fans didn't stop the party even when cleaning up after themselves
Clean up you boys in green.
The clear-out continues as Fifa sacks secretary general
Jerome Valcke has been dismissed with immediate effect following allegations of corruption.
This is how you can block those annoying Candy Crush invites on Facebook
And anything else that happens to annoy you.
Smartphone getting a little dirty? Here's how to clean it the right way
Without damaging it, of course.
Like swimming in Ireland? The bathing water is classified as 'poor' in these locations...
Irish Water is pledging to clean up seven of our least tempting bathing areas.
Limerick has just given itself a deep clean
Paul O’Connell led the charge as the county gave itself a Good Friday makeover.
Behind the doors of Ireland's hoarders: 'We had to take the door off to get in'
‘There was one house where the man who lived there would collect the neighbours rubbish and bring it into his house.’
Complaining about your job? These guys clean up after murder scenes and drug dens
‘Most people say thank you so much for a brilliant job – but we hope we never see you again.’
Rubbish dumping still a problem around the last remaining flats in Ballymun
They are set for demolition in June of this year.
GoPro hoovering is surprisingly mesmerising
Bye bye crisps.
Need an easier way to free up space on your Mac? Give this a shot
Should you find other similar tools for Mac a little too advanced, Disk App’s minimalist design could be better suited to your needs.
Microsoft begins cleaning up the Windows store by removing 1,500 fake apps from it
The company promises to remove more apps which mislead users and crack down on fake and scam apps.
How to speed up your computer without spending a cent
Because we can’t all be spending hundreds on new hard drives and laptops.
Someone vandalised Molly Malone's cleavage...
Molly had only made her comeback in Dublin’s city centre last Friday.
Toxic dump in Cork to be turned into park
The East Tip at Haulbowline will get a €40 million clean up.
Aaron McKenna: A citizen’s guide to fighting the scourge of cable ties left on lamp posts
Political hopefuls call for better public spaces, clean streets, motherhood and apple pie – but many are happy to leave their campaigning rubbish about.
9 telltale signs you've been putting off the cleaning for too long
Someone’s got to do it.
Technology saving major works in National Gallery
Priceless art collection preserved for future through latest conservation methods.
Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding
The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.
Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts
ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.
Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.
Creating culture amidst the rubbish in Temple Bar's lanes
How the Icon Factory is battling waste. Also – can Temple Bar’s lanes be reclaimed? A new project aims to do just that.
Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital
The Emergency Department remains closed and patients are being diverted to two other hospitals.
Local authorities given €900k to clean up graffiti and litter
Phil Hogan also published a report that showed the number of areas deemed to be litter-free in 2012 is at the highest levels ever achieved.
Shell confirms superstorm Sandy triggers oil spill
Company doesn’t specify amount of oil spilled but says it is located off New York City.
Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up
Three councils will receive the funding to help clean up the city and county after last month’s flooding.
Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)
Water has been pumped from many of the areas affected by today’s flooding, leaving in its wake mud, debris and damaged businesses.
Threats of EU fine prompts clean-up of toxic Cork dump
The dump at the former Irish Steel plant at Haulbowline Island – featuring toxic waste – is to be cleaned up by 2014.
Police probe: No evidence that Mark Duggan fired at officers
Ballistic tests indicate that a handgun found at the scene of Duggan’s death had NOT been fired.
BlackBerry website hacked by anti-police 'hacktivist' group
BlackBerry’s manufacturer said it would allow police to access BlackBerry Messenger posts – and got hacked in return.
London mayor Johnson brandishes a broom on the streets of the city
The mayor was heckled as he visited the Clapham Junction area. Meanwhile shops and businesses across London have stayed closed or shut early this afternoon.