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#storm watch

# storm-watch - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Piers and harbours around the country are getting a facelift with €23m funding

More than 115 piers, harbours and slipways damaged during the recent storms are getting funding for repair work.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Huge spike in demand for insurance & claims specialists following storms

There’s also been a boost in activity in construction as firms hire new staff to carry out repairs, according to one recruitment company.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland

There are currently NO extreme weather warnings in effect. Given the last two months we’ve had — this, in itself, is now news.

# storm-watch - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers

All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).

# storm-watch - Thursday 13 February, 2014

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?

Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?

190,000 still without power... Many could remain offline for "a number of days"

And we haven’t seen the last of the stormy weather either…

# storm-watch - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West

The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.

# storm-watch - Thursday 30 January, 2014

# storm-watch - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Over 1,000 households without power as storm hits West

Homes and businesses in Galway, Tipperary, Kerry and Mayo are all affected. Further high winds are forecast for this afternoon.

'Stay away from the coast': Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# storm-watch - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country

The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.

# storm-watch - Monday 6 January, 2014

Extra funding for flood-hit areas 'inevitable' --- Hayes

OPW minister Brian Hayes said that a decision on extra funding would be made once Cabinet received a briefing on problems in each local authority area.

Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues

Several routes were closed this morning as spring tides combined with widespread gales to cause problems for motorists.

Search & rescue crew distraught after storm causes ‘tens of thousands’ in damage to centre

The beach-side boat-house of Ballybunion Sea & Cliff Rescue took a battering in the stormy weather overnight.

# storm-watch - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Around 800 customers to remain without power overnight in wake of St Stephen's Day storm

Some 78,000 households and businesses have been reconnected over the past two days.

# storm-watch - Friday 27 December, 2013

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Roofs blown down, trees across the road and loose trampolines: Your 'storm watch' pics...

How has it been where you are today?

Your Hardly Normal Windy Arbour Weather Pic Of The Day

It’s still pretty blustery out there…

# storm-watch - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts Storm Watch This post contains images

Just a handful of homes still offline after storm, but UK dealing with severe flooding and power cuts

ESB crews have been out overnight reconnecting customers. In the UK — there’s tens of thousands without power, and three severe flood warnings remain in place.

# storm-watch - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

ESB restores power to 20k customers but urges conservation of electricity in Achill

There were major faults in the system in west Galway and on Achill this afternoon.

High winds cause flight disruption, tough driving conditions

Several Dublin-bound flights have been diverted to Shannon and Belfast, while there’s snow sticking to road surfaces in counties Cavan and Monaghan.