A man walks past cleared snow in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Motorists and commuters have been warned remaining snow and ice is causing hazardous road conditions on Monday, while a new orange weather warning was(...)

Sinead Barrett, a primary school teacher based in Ennistymon, Co Clare.

A teacher caught in “unprecedented” flooding in Galway city during the week has suggested that sirens could be used to warn the public to get out of t(...)

A man uses a chainsaw to to cut up a fallen tree on a road to  Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

How well prepared are we for extreme weather events like Ophelia? Past meteorological events have brought hard lessons after testing the State’s abil(...)

Waves crashing over the bandstand in Dun Laoghaire earlier this week. High tides and strong winds continued to batter Irish coasts today. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Met Éireann has lifted its weather warning for inland counties but said that a yellow warning remains in place on Irish coastal waters. Despite foreca(...)

 Brian Kenny of the Department of the Environment Community and Local Government and Seán Hogan, chairman of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group, briefing media on the adverse weather conditions. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Concerns about the potential for widespread river flooding will be flagged to the Government today by the National Emergency Co-ordination Group, whic(...)

Undated handout photograph  issued by the Defence Forces  of flooding along the River Shannon near   Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

The focus of flooding concern has turned to the country’s major rivers, especially those on the south, south-west and west, not least the Shannon.The (...)