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#Snowwatch

# snowwatch - Wednesday 22 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Developer Paddy Kelly says he likes walking after his BMW is seized; Brian Cowen’s plan to turn 83,000 into 250,000; and the Korean peninsula at loggerheads again – over a Christmas tree.

# snowwatch - Monday 20 December, 2010

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: travellers face chaos as they try to get home for Christmas; gardaí launch an investigation into Sunday Independent claims on cocaine use in RTE; and the rape case against Julian Assange “may be less flawed” than thought.

# snowwatch - Thursday 9 December, 2010

Thaw could prove fleeting as temperature due to drop again next week

Road conditions remain dangerous this morning, and forecasters warn that more of the same weather could follow a brief weekend thaw.

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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: AIB hands out €40 million in bonuses, election goes on the long finger and the Taoiseach uses the s-word.

# snowwatch - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Dramatic image shows snow-covered Ireland Budget-Free Zone

Dramatic image shows snow-covered Ireland

Satellite image of wintry Ireland was snapped yesterday afternoon.

'Slight thaw' promised as icy weather persists

Last night’s subzero temperatures mean roads remain hazardous this morning, but Met Éireann says temperatures are expected to rise this week.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the world takes stock of Ireland’s budget, the customers who got ‘free money’ from Bank of Ireland will have to pay it back and David Drumm is quizzed about his wife’s jewellery.

# snowwatch - Friday 3 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Forget Paul the octopus: meet Sneachta-pus Sneachta-pus This post contains images

Forget Paul the octopus: meet Sneachta-pus

There are some seriously well-built snowmen out there, but has yours got eight limbs? We didn’t think so.

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Cold snap costs businesses €7m a day

If every employee leaves work 15 minutes early, companies lose 49,300 days of work, according to the Small Firms Association.

Making an early break for home? Check these transport links first...

Some public transport still compromised by heavy snowfall and icy conditions.

Weather gallery: Oh, the weather outside is frightful... Big Freeze This post contains images

Weather gallery: Oh, the weather outside is frightful...

…but some of the photography is truly delightful. Here’s a gallery of some more incredible pictures our readers have sent.

Snow moves west, but transport hampered as big freeze continues

The East gets some respite from snow – which moves west – but freezing temperatures and transport turmoil goes on.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: civil servants keep their ‘privilege’ days; Moody’s warns about the people most likely to default on their mortgage … and the real reason Ireland failed to beat England in the 1990 World Cup.

# snowwatch - Thursday 2 December, 2010

From The Daily Edge Is Ireland on the verge of another baby boom? Pitter-Patter

Is Ireland on the verge of another baby boom?

Yes, according to directory inquiries firm 11850, who say they’re getting more calls for dating agencies and lingerie shops.

Dublin Airport closed again, while gas explosion closes O’Connell St

A suspected gas explosion on O’Connell St closes the main thoroughfare, as snow continues to fall on the capital.

Transport chaos as temperatures hit record -14° lows

Dublin Airport records one of its lowest temperatures ever as icy roads continue to hamper Ireland’s travel plans.