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#storm ophelia

# storm-ophelia - Monday 16 October, 2017

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest

The Luas will also not operate tomorrow 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 The42 Cork City's Turner's Cross ground seriously damaged by Storm Ophelia Storm Ophelia

Cork City's Turner's Cross ground seriously damaged by Storm Ophelia

The Leesiders are due to face Derry City at home tomorrow, when they could win the Premier Division title.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland

Roofs are being blown off, trees are being uprooted and electricity wires are being damaged as Ophelia batters Ireland.

From The Daily Edge A look at how Teresa Mannion became the patron saint of storms Storm Queen

A look at how Teresa Mannion became the patron saint of storms

Never fear, Teresa is here.

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

Leo Varadkar: The government IS prepared for Storm Ophelia

“Our number one priority today is to avoid any injuries and any loss of life.”

Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?

Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.

Checklist: Some things you might need to do if you're worried about a power cut

Charge your phone and any other devices in your house – and don’t touch any fallen wires.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

We really hope you could avoid it.

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong

It’s the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.

# storm-ophelia - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Widespread travel disruptions as Hurricane Ophelia nears Ireland

Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning for the entire country.

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

# storm-ophelia - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Bus Éireann cancels school service as Status Red warning issued over storm Ophelia

The state bus service said that it would not be operating the school bus routes in Cork, Kerry, Clare, Mayo and Galway.

# storm-ophelia - Friday 13 October, 2017

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why

We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.