Derek Hynes

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Sea foam spills on shore as Storm Jorge hits Clogher Strand in Co  Kerry in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Photograph: Ruth Uí Ógáin via Reuters.

The consequences of Storm Jorge will be felt in the coming week as the heavy rain fall over the weekend result in an increased flood risk in areas clo(...)

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(...)

Parts of Donegal town are underwater this morning as the storm dumped up to 50mm of rainfall on the region. Photograph: Donegal Daily.

Power has been fully restored to 20,000 customers who lost power during Storm Lorenzo, ESB Networks has said. The company, which maintains the countr(...)

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Wind speeds exceeding 130km/h and torrential rain are expected on Thursday as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland. The remnant of the category 5 (...)

Crowds gather at Milltown Park on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Met Éireann has downgraded its snow-ice warning to an orange alert for Leinster, Munster, Cavan and Monaghan until 6pm on Saturday. A status yellow s(...)

A sign on a Dublin shop reads ‘Temporarily closed due to power cut’. Photograph: Dominick Coyle/The Irish Times

About 4,600 homes and businesses in Dublin city which suffered power outages on Monday after construction workers hit underground power cables have no(...)

Cars in the flooded car park near the Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill during Storm Eleanor. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Met Éireann has issued a wind warning for parts of the country for the early hours of Thursday after Storm Eleanor brought heavy winds, rain and flood(...)

Sean Hogan from the National Emergency Co-ordination Group said severe coastal and river flooding was unlikely. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Storm Brian is just a “run of the mill storm” albeit one which is badly timed, the State’s national director of emergency planning Sean Hogan has said(...)