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#Ophelia

# ophelia - Sunday 12 November, 2017

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now Horse Rescue This post contains videos

This horse was rescued from the Grand Canal before Storm Ophelia... See how Polly's doing now

Polly is recovering from her ordeal at the My Lovely Horse Rescue Farm in Co Kildare.

# ophelia - Friday 10 November, 2017

Widow of man killed in Storm Ophelia wants official 'stay at home' guidelines in status red alerts

Fintan Goss (33) died when he was returning from work during Storm Ophelia.

# ophelia - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Self-employed? Revenue has given you more time to pay your tax bill thanks to Storm Ophelia

Online filers will now get over two weeks extra to pay their taxes.

# ophelia - Saturday 21 October, 2017

See the Ophelia warnings on TV on Sunday? That was Ireland's emergency broadcasting system in action

It was the first time the system was brought into use in ireland under the 2009 Broadcasting Act.

GIY: Ophelia's casualties in the garden and collecting seaweed post storm

I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst, writes Michael Kelly.

You thought Brian was bad....a super typhoon is about to hit Japan

Gusts have already been measured as being at over 250 km/h.

# ophelia - Friday 20 October, 2017

Here's how the ESB Networks 'situation room' is preparing for Storm Brian tonight

Crews from as far afield as France are now in the country as the reconnection effort continues.

From The Daily Edge So Pornhub says traffic from Ireland shot up sharply during Hurricane Ophelia... Work From Home

So Pornhub says traffic from Ireland shot up sharply during Hurricane Ophelia...

Or should that be OH-FEEL-YA. Eh? EH?

# ophelia - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Kinsale's lighthouse family: 'Monday was the scariest day of our lives'

On the morning of the storm we were all laughing and saying how the news had got it all wrong again. But my God were we wrong, writes Cathy Lennon.

Ferries cancelled amid fears over expected 'tidal surge' in Cork tomorrow evening

The county, still recovering from Ophelia, is preparing for Storm Brian.

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

# ophelia - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Thank you: A letter from my Ophelia-hit house to those who helped us

Aine Bonner is grateful her family made it through the storm unscathed but with no power, no water and three kids under 7, she’s counting the cost.

The ESB is providing estimated recovery times for the 30% still without power after Ophelia

ESB Networks says that over 70% of those who lost power in Monday’s storm have had their service restored.

'People need to take responsibility': Laws could punish those who put emergency services at risk

There are already existing laws which could see people facing six months in jail in certain instances like this.

Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 14 counties tomorrow

The weather is expected to deteriorate dramatically then on Friday with “very unsettled and changeable” conditions.

'Sunday night, I made a commitment that there'd be no homeless people on the streets of Cork'

Businesses across Cork opened their doors to rough sleepers ahead of the arrival of Storm Ophelia.

# ophelia - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

The Luas is back up running tonight

Both Green and Red line services have resumed tonight ahead of schedule.

Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored

ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country Status Red This post contains videos

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country

Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.

Should employees go to work during a red weather alert? Leo agrees to issue guidelines

Brendan Howlin said employers were confused yesterday as to whether to close for the day or not.

Ophelia aftermath: Schools will reopen tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton announced on Twitter that schools will have to assess the damage done themselves.

From The Daily Edge Meteorologist Joanna Donnelly got a cute letter from a little girl thanking her for the days off school Ophelia

As it happened: Politicians pay tribute to those that lost their lives in Storm Ophelia

Leo Varadkar spent the day in the National Emergency centre yesterday.

'Storm Brian' isn't comparable to Ophelia - and isn't even a storm yet

“At the moment it doesn’t look too severe and not comparable at all to Storm Ophelia.”

It could become a criminal offence to recklessly endanger emergency workers during a status red warning

Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Trade Darragh O’Brien is writing draft legislation.

School closures, power outages and widespread disruptions: How Ophelia will affect Ireland today

As Ophelia clears off to the north, the cleanup begins.

20,000 homes are without water and another 360,000 could lose theirs because of Ophelia

The worst affected counties were Cork, Kerry, Wexford, Waterford, Galway, Leitrim and parts of Westmeath and Cavan.

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two RIP

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two

The 33-year-old was killed when his car was struck by a falling tree.

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.

# ophelia - Monday 16 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today

Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.

AS IT HAPPENED: Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people

We’ll have updates throughout the night as the powerful storm travels across Ireland.

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally RIP

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

The button has become something of a staple of international crisis incidents.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

From The Daily Edge 18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge Ophelia

18 ways to describe Hurricane Ophelia as Gaeilge

With help from The Irish For.

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