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# storm-names - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Met Éireann objected to Dave over Diarmuid as part of storm names poll
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Met Éireann objected to Dave over Diarmuid as part of storm names poll

Oct 3rd 2021, 3:20 PM 43,619 Views 35 Comments

Internal records detail how there was healthy debate over what names to include.

# storm-names - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced

Sep 1st 2021, 12:10 AM 18,264 Views 20 Comments

The Storm Names partnership raises awareness of the impact of severe weather.

# storm-names - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced
# Weather
# Weather

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced

Sep 1st 2020, 8:39 AM 36,801 Views 33 Comments

The naming of storms has been shown to raise awareness of severe weather and help people stay safe.

# storm-names - Saturday 9 September, 2017

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Sep 9th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,442 Views 8 Comments

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

# storm-names - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Aileen, Brian, Caroline, Dylan: Met Éireann has released its list of names for the winter storms
# Incoming
# Incoming

Aileen, Brian, Caroline, Dylan: Met Éireann has released its list of names for the winter storms

Sep 6th 2017, 4:34 PM 26,948 Views 28 Comments

Did your name make the list?

# storm-names - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,175 Views 65 Comments

Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.

# storm-names - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Wind warnings extended to entire country as Storm Abigail sweeps in
# Abigail Force
# Abigail Force

Wind warnings extended to entire country as Storm Abigail sweeps in

Nov 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 58,092 Views 28 Comments

Some “damaging gusts” should be expected.

# storm-names - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on
# Clo-da
# Clo-da

Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on

Oct 20th 2015, 8:44 AM 33,501 Views 22 Comments

Members of the public got to choose the names.

# storm-names - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter
# Enda The Terrible
# Enda The Terrible

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter

Sep 27th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,954 Views 13 Comments

We won’t be getting a ‘Storm Michael’ either.