Sean Hogan

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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(...)

A snow-covered crashed car on the M3 at Dunboyne Co Meath. Photograph: Alan Betson

LIVE updates here The public has been asked to stay indoors from Thursday afternoon as Storm Emma descends upon the east and south of the country c(...)

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(...)

Otta the Dalmation dog sits in the fallen snow in Dublin, Ireland. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The Defence Forces are on standby to help out as an “exceptional” snow event sweeps over the State later this week, with gales of up to 110km/h also e(...)

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(...)

The Sophia housing project on Cork Street in Dublin, which was set up to provide sanctuary for families living in crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

We are imaginative and inventive people. So could we perhaps make use of these fanciful faculties to convince ourselves collectively of two necessary (...)

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(...)

Sean Hogan during a media briefing on Storm Ophelia at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Returning to the Custom House from a routine meeting last Wednesday at Met Éireann in Glasnevin, Conor Sullivan, an official at the Department of Hou(...)

Workmen clear a tree that fell and took out power lines on the R703 between Thomastown and Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Thousands of homes and businesses remain without water and electricity on Wednesday as emergency responders battle to continue repairing the damage wr(...)

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