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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# winter is coming

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Freezing weather, frost and snow: Here's what you need to know as the cold snap sets in
A Winter Weather Advisory is in place as the coldest temperatures in three years are expected this week.
It's a wet and windy start to the weekend with gusts of up to 100km/h forecast
Mild temperatures are forecast tonight but tomorrow night will see frosty conditions.
QUIZ: More than a decade on, how well do you remember Game of Thrones Season 1?
Test your knowledge…
All time
Incoming cold snap looks likely to bring inflated Irish energy bills with it in early 2022
A report by
Ian Curran
The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
The arrival of freezing temperatures in parts of Europe will likely increase European demand for natural gas.
While the forecast for Ireland is comparatively mild, supplies of gas are in relatively short supply across Europe due to a number of factors.
This could further increase wholesale gas prices, in turn, fueling electricity and gas bill hikes as soon as January.
Emergency powers linked to indoor dining extended to January, but Govt says no plans to use them
Provisions in the Health Amendment Act are due to expire on 9 October.
6 key questions for the hurling teams in championship action today
Big semi-finals take place in Leinster and Munster today.
The weather is grim out there today with new Status Yellow warning to last into tomorrow morning
There is a risk of spot flooding in some areas today.
Quiz: Which city is this? (Winter edition)
It’s quizness time.
'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister
A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.
Snow falls in parts of the country with lows of -2 degrees expected tonight
It’s set to be a cold and blustery day across the country as winter weather hits Ireland.
Winter is coming: 8 animal prints under €50 to wear for Autumn/Winter 2018
Snuggle up in snakeskin and look luxurious in leopard.
13 of the best tweets about the impending 'Beast from the East'
Storm’s a comin’.
Games of Thrones' final series will have six episodes and air next year
When series seven ended late last year, an all-time high of 12.1 million viewers tuned in.
It's going to be a cold and rainy weekend with frosty conditions forecast
Temperatures will drop to as low as six degrees Celcius.
Traffic banned from iconic 'Game of Thrones' road in Antrim
The road was featured at the close of an episode where young heroine Arya escapes King’s Landing.
Rainfall warning in place in Donegal but rest of country to get drier ahead of weekend
Up to 50mm of rain is set to fall in Donegal today.
14 million Chinese to see Game of Thrones promotion for Northern Ireland
Tourism Ireland in China has teamed up with HBO Asia for season 7 of Game of Thrones.
Ireland to stock up on 240,000 tonnes of salt this winter
A once-off relocation scheme for those impacted by last year’s floods was also announced today.
'No scientific grounds for weather scare stories. November looks boringly normal'
Met Eireann’s Gerald Fleming says it’s too early to tell if this winter will be severe.
The sequel to Rebellion and everything else you need to know about RTÉ's new schedule
The autumn-winter TV schedule is out. Here’s what’s in it.
11 glorious shots of Game of Thrones locations in Ireland
Winterfell, IRL.
"Alan Kelly is the only minister who understands the homeless problem," says Peter McVerry
Almost 200 new beds are being announced for Dublin’s homeless.
Predicting this winter's weather is like 'gazing into a crystal ball'
We asked the experts.
This beautiful footage perfectly captures what surfing in Ireland is all about
Minus the numb fingers.
Beijing has been chosen to host another Olympic Games
It will become the first city to have held both the Summer and Winter Olympics in 2022.
Jon Snow and the best Channel 4 news moment of all time
He knows something.
Grab your hats and scarves: It's going to feel cold and wintry this week
Because, you know, it’s winter.
8 essential inventions for perpetually cold people
Complain of the cold no more.
How prepared is Ireland for another big freeze?
No one needs to panic – we have more than enough salt this time.
Heritage Ireland: This may be the most stunning location for a castle
Archaeologist Neil Jackman tours Dunluce Castle in Antrim, the ‘least-understood’ of the Boyne Valley tombs, and the wonderful Drumcliff in Sligo.
4 ways to boost your immunity and prevent colds this winter
Your sleep, vitamins and vaccines are important factors to keeping you healthy.
10 ways to stay motivated and fit this winter
Sign up for a race, buy new gear and get out there this winter.
5 steps to making sure your bike is fully 'Winterised'
Don’t mind if it’s ugly. It’s about function over fashion for the next few months.
'How many people are going to die on the streets this winter?'
The Capuchin Day Centre’s Brother Kevin Crowley sees the reality of the homeless crisis every day and he thinks it’s getting worse.
Show your love for Game of Thrones as Gaeilge in this amazing t-shirt
Wear your House Stark pride right there on your chest.
It looks like it's official: Summer is over
The heating is on and all.
Game of Thrones is ending tonight, and its fans are basically inconsolable
The struggle.
Irish Game of Thrones fan has priceless reaction to the Red Wedding
14 things you need to know to make sense of Game of Thrones
A Song of Catch Ups and Short Cuts.
Irish guy's Game of Thrones cover goes viral after cast member tweets it
Sign him up to play the next wedding!