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# snow - Monday 5 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'
# Emergency
# Emergency

Leo Varadkar: 'We may find people dead in their homes in the coming days'

Mar 5th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,493 Views 99 Comments

Varadkar said that a number of deaths may have been caused by the storm.

# snow - Sunday 4 March, 2018

'Tomorrow is not a normal day' - People urged to use public transport, parts of east remain in 'full crisis'
# The Great Thaw
# The Great Thaw

'Tomorrow is not a normal day' - People urged to use public transport, parts of east remain in 'full crisis'

Mar 4th 2018, 2:38 PM 175,098 Views 62 Comments

Temperatures are expected to be between 3 and 6 degrees today.

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening
# Expected To Open
# Expected To Open

Parents to be told later today whether individual schools are reopening

Mar 4th 2018, 8:25 AM 34,124 Views 17 Comments

Most schools and colleges are expected to reopen.

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public transport is returning to normal but the advice is to check in with provider before setting off

Mar 4th 2018, 8:12 AM 26,916 Views 6 Comments

The road conditions are still being considered treacherous.

# snow - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Quiz: Where in the country was this snowy photo taken?
# Snow Days
# Snow Days

Quiz: Where in the country was this snowy photo taken?

Mar 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 50,791 Views 25 Comments

TheJournal.ie received hundreds of photos from readers around the country this week. Here are just a few of them.

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
# Power Outage
# Power Outage

Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast

Mar 3rd 2018, 5:46 PM 22,348 Views 9 Comments

Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible
# School's Back
# School's Back

Schools are to reopen on Monday - where possible

Mar 3rd 2018, 1:11 PM 28,950 Views 8 Comments

The final decision will be made by the schools themselves.

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'
# Be Warned
# Be Warned

'Don't be lulled into a false sense of security, the roads are still treacherous'

Mar 3rd 2018, 11:57 AM 23,155 Views 14 Comments

Motorists are being urged to take to the road only in exceptional circumstances.

# snow - Friday 2 March, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

AS IT HAPPENED: More heavy snow on east coast as drivers warned 'stay off the roads'

Mar 2nd 2018, 5:38 PM 62,123 Views 26 Comments

Our evening liveblog on the severe weather, covering what would normally be ‘rush hour’.

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.

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.

'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.

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.

# snow - Thursday 1 March, 2018

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard
# Whiteout
# Whiteout

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard

Mar 1st 2018, 5:18 PM 55,225 Views 66 Comments

Sean O’Neill of Transport Infrastructure Ireland said “even in a tank” people would be at risk of driving off a bridge or motorway because of reduced visibility.

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now
# Storm Emma
# Storm Emma

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now

Mar 1st 2018, 3:58 PM 78,291 Views 117 Comments

People are being advised to stay indoors until tomorrow afternoon as a blizzard moves in.

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.

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown

Mar 1st 2018, 1:14 PM 25,224 Views 32 Comments

All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.

AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions
# Live Updates
# Live Updates

AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions

Mar 1st 2018, 10:45 AM 117,087 Views 65 Comments

Stay with us for the day as we bring you the latest updates.

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.

# snow - 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.

'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.

9 painfully Southside responses to the arrival of the Beast from the East
# Beast From The Southside
From The Daily Edge
# Beast From The Southside

9 painfully Southside responses to the arrival of the Beast from the East

Feb 28th 2018, 4:30 PM 32,209 Views 0 Comments

You can find bread but you can’t find brioche.

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.

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.

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.

'Now is the time': People asked to clear snow from outside their home before snow worsens
# The Beast
# The Beast

'Now is the time': People asked to clear snow from outside their home before snow worsens

Feb 28th 2018, 8:39 AM 45,356 Views 51 Comments

The snow is set to reach up to 25cm tomorrow, so people are being urged to take action now.

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department
# Snow Day
# Snow Day

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department

Feb 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 81,453 Views 52 Comments

Buses are not running in many areas.

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

Red weather warning issued after heavy overnight snow

Feb 28th 2018, 7:20 AM 337,592 Views 168 Comments

The Beast From The East has arrived.

# snow - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'As temperatures drop, there's a fear for life' - Volunteer group operates day and night ahead of icy weather
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

'As temperatures drop, there's a fear for life' - Volunteer group operates day and night ahead of icy weather

Feb 27th 2018, 10:16 PM 17,100 Views 33 Comments

The Dublin Regional Homeless Executive has said that over 165 extra beds have been made available because of the weather warning.

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 146,864 Views 50 Comments

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

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 64,200 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 144,203 Views 150 Comments

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

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”.

# snow - Monday 26 February, 2018

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma
# The Beast
# The Beast

Here are the plans in place to get Ireland through Storm Emma

Feb 26th 2018, 3:33 PM 93,566 Views 82 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group said there may be a Status Red warning later this week.

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.

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’.