Violent storm-force winds, flooding and high tides are expected when Storm Lorenzo makes landfall on Thursday evening. The storm, originating from th(...)

The Department of Education said schools, third level colleges and further education centres in areas affected by a status orange alert should remain vigilant. File photograph: EPA

Schools in Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick are being advised to “err on the side of caution” and close on Friday if they feel there is a(...)

ESB workers are working on multiple power outages following Storm Callum.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/THE IRISH TIMES

Storm Callum has caused less destruction than was expected, according to the National Emergency Coordination Group, with hundreds of households still (...)

Siptu’s organiser for the agriculture, ingredients, food and drink sector Michael Browne said  many of the union’s members working at other meat-processing facilities had been told they would be paid as normal for downtime during Storm Emma. File photograph: Getty Images

One of the leading meat-processing companies in the Republic has forced employees to sacrifice two days of annual leave because it was unable to open (...)

Met Éireann forecaster Evelyn Cusack warned that: “Meteorologically, it is very dangerous snow,” she said. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Blizzard conditions not seen since the big snows of 1982 are expected across the south and east of Ireland on Thursday. Meteorologists are expecting(...)

Bread supplies dwindle at Dunne’s Stores’ St Stephens Green outlet. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Transport operators say they hope services will run as scheduled despite the adverse weather warning but have advised passengers that they could face (...)

 Minister for Education  Richard Bruton said his department will  follow any advice over school opensings from the National Emergency Coordination Group. Photo Gareth Chaney Collins

Parents have been advised that schools will make individual decisions on whether to open over the coming days, The highest threat for Wednesday faces(...)

People walk during heavy snowfall in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

A period of exceptionally cold weather is “at our doorstep” and will have an impact on people across the State, members of the Government’s severe wea(...)

A  car driving through flood water in Salthill, Galway, as Storm Eleanor lashed the west coast. Photograph: PA Wire

Home and business owners in Galway are counting the cost of the devastation caused by flooding during Storm Eleanor, which is expected to run into mil(...)

Workmen clear debris in the aftermath of Storm Eleanor following damage to an office construction site on January 3rd, 2018 in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Power has been restored to about 148,000 homes and businesses in the aftermath of Storm Eleanor. ESB Networks has said that as of 5pm, 2,000 custome(...)

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