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International electricity crews flown into Ireland after Hurricane Ophelia

With thousands of homes left without power after Hurricane Ophelia hit Ireland on Monday and Storm Brian approached the country last night, the ESB have been left in high demand. French electricity crews have now been flown over to Ireland in order to help with the chaos. According to The Irish Mirror, more than 1,000 […]

Irish punter wins over €8,000 from 25c lotto bet

One lucky Irish person has won over €8,000 from a small 25c bet. The customer placed the tiny bet on Boylesports website on what Lotto numbers would show up. Dublin Live report that they placed a 25c accumulator on the numbers 17, 23, 27 and 30 in Friday’s Lotto draw. The bookmakers was also hit by another […]

Irish man drowns on holiday in Portugal

An Irish man has drowned while on holiday in Portugal. The man was in his sixties and from the Dublin area. According to Joe.ie, the incident happened near Lisbon last night. The Department of Foreign Affairs has said that it is aware of the incident and that it is providing consular assistance to the man’s […]

Gardai launch appeal for missing teen

Gardai have launched an appeal for a missing Dublin teenager. 16-year-old Stefan Mooney was last seen on Shanliss Road in Santry on Monday. Retweeted RTÉ News (@rtenews): MISSING APPEAL: Stefan Mooney, 16, has been missing from Ballymun since Monday… https://t.co/FFjWYPJdrQ — The Downs GAA Club (@TheDownsGAA) October 21, 2017 According to RTE News, Stefan is 5″7 […]

Rescue team sent out to number of Irish sailers during Storm Brian

A number of people were rescued today from sailing boats of the Dublin coast today. Ireland has been hit by another storm this weekend, following on from the strong winds of Storm Ophelia last weekend. Met Eireann issued a number of weather warnings for today due to Storm Brian. Dublin is one of the counties […]

Storm Brian batters Irish coast resulting in flooding in many areas

Storm Brian made landfall this morning leaving the west coast of Ireland battered. There have been a number of floods reported so far. Limerick and Galway have been the worst hit this morning. A number of videos show rising water in Limerick City Centre. Flooding at Merchant’s Quay #Limerick #StormBrian pic.twitter.com/R758fNLaKo — Limerick Council (@LimerickCouncil) […]

A young man died after a being knocked down in County Louth

A young man died after a being knocked down in County Louth in the early hours of this morning. The man, aged in his 20’s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was hit by two cars while trying to cross the road Old Newry Road in Dundalk at around 3.15am, according to the Irish […]

Mum-of-three Karen Stewart has sadly passed away

Kind hearted mum-of-three Karen Stewart has sadly passed away after battling with cancer for the third time. Her tragic death comes just ten weeks after the untimely passing of her husband, Ed. Ed and Karen have left behind three beautiful children 10-year-old Keeva; Finn aged eight, and Erin, four. The trio will now move in […]

Winds will strengthen as Storm Brian hits southern and western counties

Winds will strengthen as Storm Brian hits southern and western counties tonight and in the morning. The weather problems continue on across the country. Rain will continue into the West as the storm travels across the Atlantic ocean. Wind warnings have already been issued by Met Eireann. On Twitter, they added this evening: “Heavy rain […]

An Aer Lingus plane was forced to return to Dublin Airport today

An Aer Lingus plane was forced to return to Dublin Airport after “significant damage” earlier this evening. The Airbus jet was met was emergency services. Aer Lingus flight EI-141 was on the way to Miami in the US when it had to return to Ireland. There were passengers and crew on board. “The Airbus A330-200 […]

Roads have been closed and services cancelled ahead of Storm Brian

Roads have been closed and services cancelled ahead of Storm Brian hitting the Irish coast in the early of hours of Saturday morning. We won’t be leaving our house by the looks of things. Iarnród Éireann has cancelled their services from Limerick Junction to Waterford and Limerick to Ballybrophy via Nenagh. They also announced delays […]

HSE issues a warning to the public after measles outbreak

HSE issues a warning to the public after major health issues in north Dublin. Be careful. There have been two confirmed cases of the measles in the capital. The national health service is currently investigating the outbreak. “An Outbreak Control Team has been called in to investigate and control the spread of the potentially serious […]

River Shannon water levels increase as Storm Brian approches

With storm Brian approaching Ireland it is due to hit different parts of the country worse than others. The river Shannon in Athlone’s water levels is beginning to rise with a yellow weather warning in place for the county. According to RTE, efforts are being made to control the rivers water levels as it has […]

Met Eireann issues wind warning for six counties

Met Eireann issues wind warning for six counties as Storm Brian approaches this weekend. The coasts of Mayo, Galway, Clare, Kerry, Cork, Waterford and Wexford are all affected. The Orange warning comes into effect tonight at 22:00 and will remain in force until October, 21 at 22:00. A Met Eireann spokesperson said: “Southeast winds of […]

A 15-year-old girl died after being hit by a bus after being struck by a car

A 15-year-old girl died after being hit by a bus after being struck by a car in fatal road accident. So tragic. The teenager, named locally as Megan Scott, was attempting to cross a busy dual-carriageway when she sadly lost her life. Emergency services rushed to the scene on the A749 in East Kilbride, Scotland […]

Family launch search for missing Irish school girl

A devastated family have launched a search for their 17-year-old daughter. They said schoolgirl Rochelle Logue l left for school yesterday in Buncrana, Donegal but has now been missing for 24 hours. Her dad Allen has issued a heartfelt Facebook post appealing for any information on her whereabouts. She has since been found. The girl […]

Irish rail workers threaten to strike

Irish Rail workers are set to strike in the next few months after talks over pay between union reps and management broke down. The result of an earlier ballot among workers for industrial action are set to be released this afternoon. The strike is expected to happen over the Christmas period but there is a […]