Ophelia Storm

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Flooding at Merchant’s Quay Plaza, Limerick, caused by  Storm Brian. Photograph: Limerick Council/PA Wire

A 52-year-old father of five was killed in west Cork on Sunday when he fell from a teleporter while repairing farm buildings damaged by recent storms.(...)

 Fintan Goss, who died during Storm Opelia on Monday.

The last letter Pamela Goss wrote to her husband, Fintan (33), whose funeral took place in Ravensdale, Co Louth, on Saturday, was on the night before (...)

Tree surgeon James Moran working on a fallen tree at Bayswater Terrace, Sandycove during Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Work is resuming on Sunday to restore power to around 6,000 homes, farms and businesses which are still without power six days after ex-hurricane Ophe(...)

Fishmonger Colm O’Riordan of Ballycotton Seafood, Midleton, east Cork places sandbags by his shop door ahead of Storm Brian. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Fears that Storm Brian might lead to flooding in Cork city and a number of county towns proved unfounded as high tide passed off in both the city and (...)

Lahinch, Co Clare,  on Monday: “Ophelia was the strongest eastern Atlantic hurricane on records – dating back to the mid-1800s – as a category three hurricane,”  said UCC climatologist Dr Kieran Hickey. Photograph:  Aidan Crawley/EPA

Storm Ophelia may have set a wave height record in Irish waters, with a wave of just over 26m recorded at the Kinsale gas platform off the Cork coast.(...)

Storm in a smartphone: A graphic shown at the National Emergency Coordination Centre illustrates the anticipated arrival of Ophelia. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Yes, people in Ireland like talking about the weather, inhaling the forecasts like oxygen on even the most nondescript of days. But as ex-Hurricane Op(...)

Sonya Burke and Colm O’Callaghan, from Crosshaven, with their new baby Maria  who was born during Storm Ophelia. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A woman who delivered her baby at home during Storm Ophelia was praying electricity would be restored to Crosshaven, Co Cork so she could discharge he(...)

 ESB crew workers at Glenamuck Road, south Dublin, restoring services following Ophelia storm damage earlier this week.Photograph:Cyril Byrne

The Department of Social Protection has asked employers to “take a long-term view” when deciding whether to pay employees who missed work on Monday du(...)

There is a belief in Dublin, as well as London, that Michelle O’Neill was ready to do a deal but was effectively blocked by senior members in Sinn Féin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

As crews across Ireland, North and South, work to restore power to thousands of homes and businesses following Storm Ophelia, Sinn Féin and the DUP ar(...)

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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