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Dublin: 13 °C Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Irish - Yesterday’s News

Luas services won't be back until tomorrow after storm damage to equipment at Red Cow

A technical room inside the depot was damaged by the storm.

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two RIP

Third victim of Storm Ophelia named as Louth father of two

The 33-year-old was killed when his car was struck by a falling tree.

Criticism after Trump falsely claims Obama didn't call grieving military families

“He’s a deranged animal,” a former deputy chief of staff to President Obama tweeted.

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

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Male abuse victims: 'It is easier to believe that men are Harvey Weinsteins'

Our double standard regarding male and female agency is why men are reluctant to come forward to report any kind of abuse, writes James Behan.

Whales and dolphins have tight-knit social groups and 'human-like' cultures and societies

The study links the complexity of cetacean culture and behaviour to the size of their brains.

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.

Gardaí investigate theft of Mother and Child statue from Finglas during Storm Ophelia

The statue – officially called Let the Life Flow through – has been situated in a hedgerow opposite from Tesco Clearwater since 1996.

Ireland is below the European average when it comes to having women in politics

A new report was published today looking into the political performance of women in the 47-nation Council of Europe.

Irish - Monday 16 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia ripped the roof off Ireland today

Fallen trees, the roof ripped off several sports clubs and schools, and three fatalities – the storm has taken its toll.

AS IT HAPPENED: Country in lockdown as Storm Ophelia kills three people

We’ll have updates throughout the night as the powerful storm travels across Ireland.

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally RIP

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

From The42 'I told the ref, 'f***'s sake, he's badly hurt'': Murray remains in hospital after shambolic Gallagher bout Unacceptable

'I told the ref, 'f***'s sake, he's badly hurt'': Murray remains in hospital after shambolic Gallagher bout

Last Friday week in Edinburgh, I found myself violating various journalistic codes in roaring at a referee to stop a fight. When he did intervene, it was too late.

Donald Trump says 'he hears' Ireland is about to drop its corporation tax rate to 8%

The US president made the unscheduled remarks at the White House this evening.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Storm Ophelia hurtled across Ireland today, killing three people, knocking over trees and ripping up roofs.

Three men rescued from Ophelia off yacht in Co Wexford

The three had encountered extreme difficulty in attempting to bring their yacht to harbour early this morning.

From The42 Cork-Derry game to go ahead tomorrow despite storm damage to Turner's Cross Game On

Cork-Derry game to go ahead tomorrow despite storm damage to Turner's Cross

The Derrynane Stand will be closed to spectators after its roof collapsed during Storm Ophelia.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Facebook has enabled Safety Check In for Storm Ophelia in Ireland

The button has become something of a staple of international crisis incidents.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin

Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.

Deaf groups say their members haven't been able to get the Ophelia news they need

The Irish Deaf Society and the Council of Irish Sign Language Interpreters have expressed their disappointment at the lack of sign language interpreters present during briefings regarding Storm Ophelia.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

From The42 Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw Two-legged Tie

Here's everything you need to know about tomorrow's World Cup play-off draw

Ireland find out which one of the four seeded teams they will face for a place at next year’s finals in Russia.

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm Ophelia This post contains videos

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car

The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.

Confirmed - All schools will remain closed tomorrow

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed the news.

Man killed in Tipperary while clearing fallen tree with chainsaw

Gardaí are advising members of the public to stay indoors until the storm has passed.

Ophelia is bringing record-breaking gusts of nearly 200km/h to Ireland

Roofs are being blown off, trees are being uprooted and electricity wires are being damaged as Ophelia batters Ireland.

Happy Pear twins apologise and remove photo of their morning swim

Dave and Steve Flynn continued with their normal morning dip and posted a photo on social media today.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know

Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree

A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51 RIP

Irish comedian Sean Hughes has died aged 51

The Irish comic was famous across the water for appearing on Channel 4 and BBC.

Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast

The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.

From The42 Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings COYBIG

Ireland have made a big jump in the latest Fifa World Rankings

Ireland face play-off against Switzerland, Italy, Croatia or Denmark as seedings confirmed.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

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