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# winter - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Two thirds of people would prefer if the clocks didn't go back this weekend

The findings come from a new poll carried out this month.

# winter - Friday 9 October, 2020

All 600,000 children's nasal flu vaccine doses will be available by mid-October

All of the 600,000 children’s doses will also be available by this time.

# winter - Monday 5 October, 2020

People urged to be vigilant ahead of expected spike in burglaries

Burglaries and related crimes generally increase in the winter months.

# winter - Monday 21 September, 2020

UK at coronavirus ‘tipping point’ with risk of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October

Boris Johnson is expected to announce new measures to curb the spread of the virus tomorrow.

# winter - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Ireland 'still in control' of Covid-19, says Acting Chief Medical Officer

Dr Ronan Glynn appeared on the Late Late Show last night.

# winter - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

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

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

# winter - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Covid-19 is worse in cold weather, research suggests

Experts warn that their findings paint a grim picture for the colder weather, when it is thought the disease may re-emerge.

# winter - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Colds, flus and Covid-19 combined could overwhelm Irish health system this winter, experts warn

Flu season normally puts the Irish health system under strain.

# winter - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Hospitals granted 190 extra beds in bid to tackle winter pressure

An initial tranche of 83 beds have been approved for opening.

# winter - Friday 22 November, 2019

Heavy rain forecast this weekend as low pressure set to dominate over Ireland

Temperatures may also hit 0 degrees on Saturday night, bringing a risk of frost with it.

# winter - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'Spending time in daylight is huge, especially if you work full time': How to mind your mental health this winter

Elaine Austin, CEO of Pieta House, shares some advice for anyone struggling.

# winter - Sunday 27 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge 5 products that have helped my dry AF lips look a little less chapped Lip Service

5 products that have helped my dry AF lips look a little less chapped

My hero products for cracked lips.

# winter - Friday 4 January, 2019

From The Daily Edge Office like an icebox? These 6 class products can warm you up Brrrr

Office like an icebox? These 6 class products can warm you up

Tis bloody freezing!

# winter - Friday 28 December, 2018

Flu levels are low, but we're about to enter 'an extremely busy time for the health service'

Demand for the GP out-of-hours service remains high and similar to last year.

# winter - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 50% of people think we should introduce France's winter eviction ban

The ‘trêve hivernale’ has been a part of French law since 1956.

# winter - Sunday 2 December, 2018

The Irish For: As the nights are closing in - curl up by the fire and learn some winter words

Codladh Geimhridh literally means ‘winter sleep’ and is the Irish for hibernation. Sometimes that feels like a viable option in the Land of Eternal Winter (Hibernia), writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# winter - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From the Garden: Your green tomatoes are unlikely to ripen now - so use them up in chutney

As I’ve looked glumly from the house at the sodden garden, it’s been playing on my mind that it’s high time I got the beds in the veg patch covered down for the winter, writes Michael Kelly

# winter - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

A pinch more salt: €700k is being spent to increase our winter salt supplies

That’s an extra 58,000 tonnes of salt.

# winter - Sunday 4 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out? Commuting This post contains a poll

Poll: Should bus windows be left open or closed now that it's cold out?

It’s a source of conflict on many bus journeys.

# winter - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter

The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.

# winter - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Cold snap to continue as temperatures to dip to -4 degrees in parts of the country tonight

Ireland is getting to grips with winter conditions ahead of the beginning of November.

# winter - Saturday 27 October, 2018

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.

From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home

Here’s how to make sure you always have some homemade healthy kimchi to hand.

# winter - Saturday 20 October, 2018

As winter approaches now is the time to think about growing your own onions

With temperatures dropping Michael Kelly has some tips to help you beef up your winter warmers.

# winter - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Is it really heavy coat weather in Ireland yet? An investigation Winter Coat This post contains a poll

Is it really heavy coat weather in Ireland yet? An investigation

Seriously, somebody clear this up for me.

# winter - Saturday 8 September, 2018

'Raw food doesn't have to be scary - but I think it's time for a bowl of homely hot soup'

If you really want a slice of raw goodness, Michael Kelly has just the recipe, but he is warming up this autumn to the comfort of hot dishes.

# winter - Monday 19 March, 2018

St Patrick's 'Big Day Out' won't be rescheduled for today

Road conditions are returning to normal in most counties, but there are still some impassable routes in Wicklow.

# winter - Monday 12 February, 2018

Icy conditions have led to treacherous roads and some bus cancellations this morning

A weather warning is also in place later tonight due to strong winds.

# winter - Monday 15 January, 2018

Snow-ice yellow warning issued for all of Ireland

Met Éireann said widespread wintry showers may lead to snow accumulations.

# winter - Friday 29 December, 2017

Snow-ice warning kicks in at 10pm for 14 counties ahead of Storm Dylan

The biggest impact from the storm will be across Connacht and Ulster.

Three people rescued off Carrauntoohil in wintry conditions

It’s the fourth callout for the Kerry Mountain Rescue Team since Christmas.

# winter - Thursday 21 December, 2017

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.

# winter - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'Get out now. It's not safe': Family of five forced to abandon home a week before Christmas

The Crumlishs are one of thousands of homeowners affected by defective blocks in Co Donegal.

# winter - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 things you'll know too well if you're always fecking freezing Cold Blooded

18 things you'll know too well if you're always fecking freezing

Oh everyone thinks they’re cold now, but they don’t know the truth.

# winter - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge 13 things under €13 from Penneys that'll keep you cosy AF this winter Payday Buys

# winter - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

# winter - Sunday 12 November, 2017

'The days are shorter - that can have quite a big impact on people's mood'

Depression support service Aware says it is already experiencing an increase in calls.

# winter - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'Detrimental and harmful': There were over 80,000 people on hospital trolleys so far this year

The INMO said the overcrowding situation is having a “serious, detrimental and harmful effect” on patients.

# winter - Thursday 2 November, 2017

It's going to be a cold and rainy weekend with frosty conditions forecast

Temperatures will drop to as low as six degrees Celcius.

# winter - Thursday 26 October, 2017

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

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