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'Everyday is a storm when you're homeless': Limerick man talks about weathering Ophelia

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:02:24 GMT

Martin Power took shelter from Ophelia inside the welcoming warmth of McGarry House homeless hostel, in Limerick, where he was grateful for a bed, a warm meal, and a hot drink.(image)


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#Ophelia latest: 295,000 without power; reconnection may take up to 10 days for some; 3 people killed

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:14:33 GMT

The Minister for Education has confirmed that all schools will remain closed tomorrow.(image)


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Pensioner ignores warnings to take the plunge as Ophelia sweeps in

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:03:04 GMT

A pensioner who took a dip in the Atlantic as the eye of Storm Ophelia approached Ireland's west coast has claimed the secret to survival is to stay calm.(image)


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Charlie Haughey to get his own Netflix 'thriller'

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:49:03 GMT

Controversial ex-taoiseach Charlie Haughey's time in office is set to be turned into a six-part Netflix thriller by 2019.(image)


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Court to hear tomorrow if any further appeal to Apple’s Galway data centre plans

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:39:22 GMT

A judge may be told tomorrow if there will be any application to appeal his decision permitting tech giant Apple to develop the first phase of a planned €850m data centre in Co Galway, writes Ann O’Loughlin.(image)


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Check out the scariest videos to emerge from Hurricane Ophelia so far

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:31:06 GMT

New footage shows the roof of Douglas Community School being blown towards a housing estate.(image)


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NI parents and teachers' anger over last-minute school closures due to #Ophelia

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:02:47 GMT

Teacher and parent anger is growing over the failure of the North authorities to communicate early information regarding the closure of schools due to Hurricane Ophelia.(image)


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#Ophelia forces Bill Clinton to postpone intervention in political stalemate

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:11:15 GMT

Storm Ophelia has forced former US president Bill Clinton to postpone a planned intervention in Northern Ireland's political stalemate.(image)


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Police investigate whether dog attack caused death of boy, 10

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:23:59 GMT

Detectives are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a child who may have been attacked by the family dog.(image)


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The story of #Ophelia's journey through Ireland in video and pictures

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:33:20 GMT

Latest: The eye of the storm is now north of Mayo. The storm appears to have peaked about 3pm, as forecast.(image)


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