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#Stormwatch

# stormwatch - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others

Jan 4th 2014, 5:00 PM 15,829 Views 8 Comments

There are over 20 volunteers working at the Doolin station, which was damaged by the floods overnight.

Making The Most of It Pic of the Day
# Gone Fishin
# Gone Fishin

Making The Most of It Pic of the Day

Jan 4th 2014, 8:44 AM 21,649 Views 13 Comments

These lads in Co Louth are fishing for compliments, surely…

# stormwatch - Friday 3 January, 2014

Battered: Your pictures of how the storm took its toll
# Ireland
# Ireland

Battered: Your pictures of how the storm took its toll

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:29 PM 147,060 Views 103 Comments

Our readers have been photographing the incredible – and in some cases, devastating – impact of the high tides and storms.

Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call
# RNLI
# RNLI

Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call

Jan 3rd 2014, 7:20 PM 22,206 Views 49 Comments

The coastguard, RNLI and two helicopters were all involved in the search off Co Down after reports that a man had entered the sea to rescue his dog.

12,000 people without Eircom service as bad weather fall-out continues
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

12,000 people without Eircom service as bad weather fall-out continues

Jan 3rd 2014, 5:09 PM 10,530 Views 21 Comments

Meanwhile service has been restored to thousands of ESB customers who had their power cut after last night’s bad weather.

Road closures, clean-ups... and bad weather set to continue
# What The Fliuch
# What The Fliuch

Road closures, clean-ups... and bad weather set to continue

Jan 3rd 2014, 1:52 PM 38,976 Views 52 Comments

Many roads around coastal areas have been affected by the bad weather. We have the latest from around the country.

# stormwatch - Sunday 29 December, 2013

ESB crews working to repair final faults after St Stephen’s Day storm
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

ESB crews working to repair final faults after St Stephen’s Day storm

Dec 29th 2013, 4:40 PM 12,604 Views 18 Comments

The problems are localised in the southwest.

# stormwatch - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Going, going, almost gone...most of the country waking up to a calm morning
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Going, going, almost gone...most of the country waking up to a calm morning

Dec 28th 2013, 8:33 AM 14,738 Views 13 Comments

However, Met Éireann predicts unsettled weather over the next seven days.

# stormwatch - Friday 27 December, 2013

UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight

Dec 27th 2013, 9:15 PM 25,398 Views 14 Comments

ESB Networks says it still has to fix about 1,000 faults on the network.

'The council have gone off on their holidays':  Angry flood victim confronts Cameron
# England
# England

'The council have gone off on their holidays': Angry flood victim confronts Cameron

Dec 27th 2013, 5:36 PM 12,392 Views 27 Comments

A woman in the village of Yalding told the British Prime Minister she had been left stranded, and that there were no officials available to answer the phone.

Travel disruption as high winds continue
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Travel disruption as high winds continue

Dec 27th 2013, 2:09 PM 46,595 Views 27 Comments

Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.

# stormwatch - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Dec 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 30,685 Views 22 Comments

Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.

Take a coat: Hail and thunderstorms to hit the country today
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Take a coat: Hail and thunderstorms to hit the country today

Dec 21st 2013, 10:43 AM 13,349 Views 16 Comments

After heavy winds yesterday, thunderstorms and hail are expected today.

# stormwatch - Friday 20 December, 2013

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today

Dec 20th 2013, 8:55 AM 15,833 Views 24 Comments

Met Éireann has issued an orange alert as winds are set to pick up again today.

# stormwatch - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather
# Power Out
# Power Out

Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather

Dec 18th 2013, 11:20 PM 21,447 Views 39 Comments

There are more than 400 separate faults affecting the network, mainly caused by falling branches.

What's the severe 'red alert' weather like where you are?
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

What's the severe 'red alert' weather like where you are?

Dec 18th 2013, 9:50 PM 73,370 Views 108 Comments

See what’s happening around the country here.

# stormwatch - Monday 28 October, 2013

Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK

Oct 28th 2013, 5:19 PM 36,027 Views 21 Comments

Donal Drohan, originally from Waterford, died when a tree fell on his car in Watford at about 6.50am. Three others were killed in the UK and four more elsewhere in northern Europe.

# stormwatch - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland

Sep 10th 2011, 11:54 AM 3,085 Views 15 Comments

Hurricane Katia is set to hit Ireland on Sunday night, with the north-west set to face winds of up to 100 miles an hour.

# stormwatch - Wednesday 17 November, 2010

Ships get in hot water during storm
# Floods
# Floods

Ships get in hot water during storm

Nov 17th 2010, 3:22 PM 1,123 Views 0 Comments

One vessel runs aground off Louth in high winds and is still stuck waiting for a tug to tow it off.

# stormwatch - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Weather alert issued as storm spreads across Ireland
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Weather alert issued as storm spreads across Ireland

Nov 11th 2010, 8:21 PM 785 Views 0 Comments

Met Éireann warns that winds will peak in the east this evening after lashing the west coast earlier today.

# stormwatch - Monday 8 November, 2010

Twitter reacts to #stormwatch
# Storm
# Storm

Twitter reacts to #stormwatch

Nov 8th 2010, 9:29 AM 613 Views 0 Comments

Weather warnings still in place today, but some Twitter users seemed disappointed with the intensity of last night’s storm.

Weather warnings still in place after weekend storm warnings
# Storm
# Storm

Weather warnings still in place after weekend storm warnings

Nov 8th 2010, 9:23 AM 859 Views 0 Comments

Several Dublin roads remain closed at the Strand Road junction as further rain and winds forecast for today.