A lucky escape for a motorist at Newcastle, Co Wicklow, on Tuesday morning after a tree fell on the windscreen of their car. Photograph: Wicklow Fire Service

Tens of thousands of homes were left without power overnight as Storm Barra moved across the country, disrupting travel and prompting the closure of s(...)

People out during Storm Barra on the East Pier in Dún Laoghaire, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Schools, creches and third-level institutions in counties currently or scheduled to be under red and orange weather warnings due to Storm Barra have b(...)

When the rains stop reservoirs run dry, water shortages loom, while forest fires are more likely to happen. File photograph: Getty

The impact of the July heat wave began to ramp up this week. By Tuesday, Irish Water had issued conservation appeals to three counties: north Dublin; (...)

A swimmer at Blackrock in Galway braves the elements as Storm Jorge hits Ireland. Photograph: Damien Storan

Thousands of properties were left without power on Saturday evening as Storm Jorge passed over the country, bringing heavy winds. A number of roads w(...)

Waves hit Blackrock diving tower in Salthill, Co Galway. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A status red weather warning has been issued for counties Galway and Clare for Saturday afternoon as Storm Jorge crosses the country. Status red weat(...)

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(...)

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