BULLETIN: Customers without electricity 'unlikely to have power restored today'; Snow arrives Kerry

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STORM EMMA: The worst of the blizzard conditions have now passed, but heavy drifts of snow continue to leave conditions across the country hazardous. The Status Red weather warning remains in place for Munster, Leinster and Galway until 6pm

IRELAND: Experienced civil defence volunteers have advised people to stay off the roads across West Cork.

IRELAND: The snow has finally arrived in Kerry. Snow drifting to up to 2 ft in places is reported and the county which had enjoyed bright crisp dry days is completely covered from the most westerly Great Blasket Island to the Cork county bounds in the east.

IRELAND: The Emergency Aeromedical Service (EAS) air ambulance is on standby at Shannon Airport rather than its usual base in Athlone.

IRELAND: Fifty new jobs are being created in Cork.

WORLD: UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to deliver a keynote speech today on Brexit, just days after the EU published its draft Withdrawal Agreement, which Britain rejects

SPORT: Ulster are set to lose head coach Jono Gibbes at the end of the season, just over a month after director of rugby Les Kiss departed the province by 'mutual consent'.

... SOME DISTRACTION

BULLETIN: Customers without electricity 'unlikely to have power restored today'; Snow arrives Kerry

VIRAL: A list of the top-selling products in the run-up to Storm Emma have been released - with Brennan's Sliced Pan coming in at number one.

VIRAL: A Dublin-based illustrator has explained why the hashtag #drawingwhileblack is so important.

SPORT: There’s a lack of sport this weekend because of cold weather, but it’s not always snow, ice or rain that cause the problem. Michael Moynihan put up the MATCH CANCELLED sign and looked at acts of God from the past.

 


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