Eleanor Storm

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Shannon Airport had almost twice (195 per cent) the average monthly rainfall in January. Photograph: iStock

It was wetter than usual in January with the west of Ireland experiencing some heavy rainfall while Dublin Airport experienced its wettest hour in alm(...)

It’s cold. It’s raining. It’s threatening rain. It’s getting dark. It’s already dark. I’ve to work. Dancing with the Stars is on in a bit and I need t(...)

Groundsman for West Untied FC Keith Devlin, inspects their waterlogged pitch after Storm Eleanor wreaked havoc in the area. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Storm Eleanor has shown once again Ireland’s vulnerability when it comes to storms, according to Irish climate experts. A bullet was dodged with Stor(...)

Ireland generated 27 per cent of its power needs from wind for the whole of last year.

For those in the direct firing line of recent storms, notably Storm Eleanor, it may have been “an ill wind that blows nobody any good”. But the amount(...)

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(...)

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(...)

Flood waters entered houses on Fr Griffin Road, Galway, during Storm Eleanor on Tuesday evening. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Roads have been closed in parts of Galway city and Salthill due to flash flooding as the first storm of 2018, Eleanor, arrived on Tuesday evening. Th(...)