Storm Ophelia

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When Joseph Walsh began working on his new series, using indigenous Irish timber, he ran up against an unexpected problem: Ireland’s smaller sawmills are in decline. Photograph: Andrew Bradley

On a patch of land near Kinsale in rural Co Cork, the ruins of a castle stand, almost impossibly tall. There is really only one wall left, and it’s a (...)

Dr Myra Cullinane returned a narrative verdict in the case of Gerardine Campbell to include the adverse weather conditions that prevented the woman from getting an inhaler from the pharmacy. File photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

A woman who suffered a fatal asthma attack on the day Storm Ophelia hit went to her local pharmacy for an inhaler but it was closed. Gerardine Campbe(...)

ESB crew workers at Glenamuck Road restoring services following Ophelia storm damage. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

ESB Networks has restored power to all homes that lost electricity during Storm Ophelia ten days ago. The remaining homes and businesses were located(...)

Fallen block a road in Cork on Tuesday morning following Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Met Éireann forecasters have said a potential second storm on Saturday could trigger a status yellow weather warning and will bring rainfall and heavy(...)

.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was in Drumlargan, near Kilcock inspecting damage to power lines caused by storm Ophelia. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A massive national clean-up operation is continuing after Storm Ophelia swept across the country, leaving 137,000 homes and business without power and(...)