Latest: Importation of fodder supplies could begin as soon as tomorrow, says Michael Creed

Latest: Importation of fodder supplies could begin as soon as tomorrow, says Michael Creed

Update 4.27pm: The Agriculture Minister says the importation of fodder supplies should begin as soon as tomorrow.

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Family of Cork man paralysed in Storm Emma accident hope he will regain use of arms

Family of Cork man paralysed in Storm Emma accident hope he will regain use of arms

A cousin of a young man who was paralysed during Storm Emma says there is hope that he will regain the use of his arms.

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Storm Emma drink sales help lift grocery by €9.6m

Storm Emma drink sales help lift grocery by €9.6m

Grocery shops got an unexpected windfall from the snow drifts and Storm Emma, with shoppers’ bulk-buying of milk, bread, and, alcohol helping to add €9.6m in sales in a week, according to Nielsen data.

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Over €50,000 raised for 'determined' Cork teenager injured during Storm Emma

Over €50,000 raised for 'determined' Cork teenager injured during Storm Emma

More than €50,000 has been raised in under 18 hours for a young Cork teenager who was severely injured during Storm Emma in March.

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 'Mini Beast from the East' prompts yellow snow warnings for the UK

'Mini Beast from the East' prompts yellow snow warnings for the UK

Yellow snow warnings have been issued by the UK's Met Office as a "mini Beast from the East" looks poised to impact Britain.

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Can you cope with the weather?

Can you cope with the weather?

Some may have assumed “global warming” means that snow events in March were a thing of the past.

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Readers Blog: Lofty ambitions need basic foundations

Readers Blog: Lofty ambitions need basic foundations

I am writing to express my concern over the very dangerous loss of basic services in the Rosslare/Broadway areas.

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Readers Blog: We moaned and looted while the snow fell around us

Readers Blog: We moaned and looted while the snow fell around us

We Irish trudged through snow and blizzards during Storm Emma to ensure everyone was safe and warm.

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Latest: Irish Water lifts all 'boil water' notices, but 2,450 still without supply

Latest: Irish Water lifts all 'boil water' notices, but 2,450 still without supply

Latest: Irish Water says 2,450 customers remain without a water supply.

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Insurance companies urged to prioritise farmers affected by Storm Emma

Insurance companies urged to prioritise farmers affected by Storm Emma

Insurance companies are being urged to prioritise farmers who've been hit by Storm Emma after the Beast from the East ravaged the country last week.

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Readers Blog: Weather crisis brings out the best in people

Events of natural disaster can bring out the very best in people. This has been exemplified within Irish society the past week and in particular within our health services.

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Latest: Irish Water imposing water conservation restrictions as 23,000 people remain without water

Latest: Irish Water imposing water conservation restrictions as 23,000 people remain without water

Latest: There are 23,000 people still without water across Galway, Leitrim, Tipperary and Wexford this evening.

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Cork hair salon offering free blow-dries for emergency services after snowy weather

Cork hair salon offering free blow-dries for emergency services after snowy weather

The recent cold, stormy weather gave many people an unexpected long weekend as people were unable to safely travel to work.

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Urgent appeal for blood donations after Storm Emma as stocks running critically low

Urgent appeal for blood donations after Storm Emma as stocks running critically low

There is an urgent appeal for blood donations following last week's storm.

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Update: One exotic bird returned, 'about a dozen' still missing from Marlay Park after Storm Emma

Update: One exotic bird returned, 'about a dozen' still missing from Marlay Park after Storm Emma

One exotic bird has been returned to his home in Marlay Park in Dublin following Storm Emma.

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Cabinet to be briefed on Storm Emma clean-up operation this morning

Cabinet to be briefed on Storm Emma clean-up operation this morning

Ministers will discuss the ongoing response to the adverse weather.

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Water restrictions to continue after Storm Emma

Water restrictions to continue after Storm Emma

Water rationing is to be introduced across Dublin overnight as widespread leaks, caused by burst pipes during freezing temperatures, led to major shortages.

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Staff from looted Lidl store moved to nearby branches

Staff from looted Lidl store moved to nearby branches

30 staff members employed at the Lidl store in Tallaght which was looted during Storm Emma have been redeployed to other stores in the area.

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Heroic Betty used quad bike to help neighbours in need during bad weather in Cork

Heroic Betty used quad bike to help neighbours in need during bad weather in Cork

The recent snowy weather brought out the best in many local communities around Ireland, and Cork woman Betty Hennessy was one of those braving the weather to help her neighbours.

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Water restrictions in hospitals to continue after Storm Emma

Water restrictions in hospitals to continue after Storm Emma

Water restrictions and pressure on hospital services will continue in the coming days and weeks in the aftermath of the Storm Emma, writes Juno McEnroe.

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This adorable white Dublin doggo had the perfect camouflage to disappear in the snow

This adorable white Dublin doggo had the perfect camouflage to disappear in the snow

Could this be the start of a new canine Where’s Wally? style hide-and-seek craze?

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INMO calls for emergency period in health service to be declared after severe weather

INMO calls for emergency period in health service to be declared after severe weather

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) has called for the first two weeks of March to be declared, and treated, as an emergency period in the Irish public health service.

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Latest: Drivers warned of 'treacherous' roads as snow melts

Latest: Drivers warned of 'treacherous' roads as snow melts

Latest: As the snow melts drivers are being warned not to be lulled into a false sense of security.

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10,000 homes and businesses still without water after Storm Emma

10,000 homes and businesses still without water after Storm Emma

Around 10,000 homes and businesses are left without water this morning while more than 120,000 have restricted supplies.

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Latest: Irish Water announces restrictions to night-time supply

Latest: Irish Water announces restrictions to night-time supply

Latest: Water supplies are to be restricted in some areas at night in response to severe pressure on treatment plants following Storm Emma.

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'We may find people dead in their homes in coming days', says Taoiseach

'We may find people dead in their homes in coming days', says Taoiseach

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned officials may "find people dead in their homes in the coming days" when isolated areas are cleared of snow and elderly people are checked on.

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The people of Ireland have been getting very creative in the snow

The people of Ireland have been getting very creative in the snow

We may have been unable to get around the country in the past couple of days, but we haven't been wasting our time, what with all this snow about.

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Storm Emma: Farmers welcome Glanbia milk subsidy in wake of extreme weather

Storm Emma: Farmers welcome Glanbia milk subsidy in wake of extreme weather

The President of the Irish Farmers Association says dairy farms are facing a crisis due to the current weather conditions.

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Storm Emma: Orange and yellow warnings extended until midday on Sunday

Storm Emma: Orange and yellow warnings extended until midday on Sunday

Met Eireann have issued a Status Orange Snow-ice warning for Munster, Leinster, Cavan and Monaghan this morning.

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Farmers urging authorities to prioritise roads to dairy farms and maintain milk supplies

Farmers urging authorities to prioritise roads to dairy farms and maintain milk supplies

The President of the Irish Farmers Association says dairy farms are facing a crisis due to the current weather conditions.

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Cork city escapes floods but residents advised to conserve water after huge leak at empty property

Cork city escapes floods but residents advised to conserve water after huge leak at empty property

Latest: Residents in Cork city have been advised to conserve water amid fears of possible supply restrictions over the coming hours as the thaw sets in.

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Drivers warned of icy roads in the UK ahead of gradual thaw

Drivers warned of icy roads in the UK ahead of gradual thaw

Icy roads will continue to cause treacherous driving conditions across vast swathes of the UK today, but a gradual thaw is setting in.

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Storm Emma: Risk of flooding in many areas as thaw begins

Storm Emma: Risk of flooding in many areas as thaw begins

The public has been warned of flooding across many areas as the thaw after Storm Emma begins.

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Here's what people area asking Google about the snow?

Here's what people area asking Google about the snow?

Including how to drive in it, what temperature it snows and why schools close.

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Latest: Cork city set to reopen tomorrow as county continues to clear roads

Latest: Cork city set to reopen tomorrow as county continues to clear roads

The early morning flood risk in Cork city has eased and Cork Airport, public car parks, libraries, swimming pools, and the park and ride are set to open tomorrow as the weather crisis eases and the city reopens for business.

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HSE reveal severe impact of weather on services but hail heroic work of staff

HSE reveal severe impact of weather on services but hail heroic work of staff

The HSE National Crisis Management Team and have revealed local and national services are being severely impacted due to the severity of the weather conditions.

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Latest: Red, orange and yellow level warnings remain in place; Rail services to resume at 12pm Saturday

Latest: Red, orange and yellow level warnings remain in place; Rail services to resume at 12pm Saturday

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 Dublin, Kildare, Wexford, Wicklow and Meath until 9am tomorrow morning, with Orange and Yellow weather warnings in place elsewhere. We'll have all the updates as they happen.

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Massive effort at Cork Airport to clear runway of snow

Massive effort at Cork Airport to clear runway of snow

These photographs by Karol Kachmarsky reveal the scale of the challenge faced by ground clearance crews who are working frantically to open Cork Airport tomorrow.

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Woman rescued from sea in Dublin

Woman rescued from sea in Dublin

A swimmer had to be rescued from the sea off the Dublin coast in the midst of the worst winter storms to hit the country in more than 30 years.

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Sights and sounds from day 3 of the Beast from the East

Sights and sounds from day 3 of the Beast from the East

To mark the third day of Storm Emma, here's a selection of some of today's sights and sounds from around the country.

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You have to see the best staff and reader pictures from #snowmageddon today

You have to see the best staff and reader pictures from #snowmageddon today

The hard working folk on our visual media desk have kindly put together these two videos highlighting some of the best pictures sent in today by staff and readers alike.

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Be quick … Small bijou igloos available in Blackrock, Cork

Be quick … Small bijou igloos available in Blackrock, Cork

Three young lads in Blackrock spent a few hours building an igloo on their park green.

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Online sales snowballed during #snowmageddon shopping surge

Online sales snowballed during #snowmageddon shopping surge

Online shoppers took full advantage of extra shopping time with retailers reporting a surge in online shopping all over the country throughout ‘Toasty Thursday’ and today, “White Friday”.

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Meath business owner comes to the rescue for emergency services

Meath business owner comes to the rescue for emergency services

Emergency services who were low in fuel last night praised a Co Meath mechanic after he returned from delivering meals-on-wheels to open his snow-closed service station for them

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Community rallies around to ensure wedding isn't put on ice

Community rallies around to ensure wedding isn't put on ice

"The veil blew off Sian and they could hardly see the camera in the blizzard conditions but they just laughed through it all."

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Air ambulance service hit by weather; one crew forced back by snow

Air ambulance service hit by weather; one crew forced back by snow

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

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No surprise as Brennan's Sliced Pan tops list of best-selling pre-storm products

No surprise as Brennan's Sliced Pan tops list of best-selling pre-storm products

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.

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Dozens of UK drivers stuck in snowdrifts; appeal  for 4X4 owners to transport emergency staff

Dozens of UK drivers stuck in snowdrifts; appeal for 4X4 owners to transport emergency staff

Severe weather is causing continued disruption to travel in Scotland, with dozens of drivers stuck in a snowdrift.

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Cork teen in critical condition after freak snow accident

Cork teen in critical condition after freak snow accident

A teenager is in critical condition in hospital in Cork tonight after a freak weather-related accident on the northside of city.

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Artic blast claims several lives and paralyses European transport networks

Artic blast claims several lives and paralyses European transport networks

An extreme cold snap sweeping across Europe has claimed more lives, forced the closure of airports in Switzerland and France and left hundreds of drivers stranded on snow-bound roads.

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Update on Ireland's tallest snowman

Update on Ireland's tallest snowman

There was strong competition today to find the tallest of them all.

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Deaths and disruption as Storm Emma brings blizzards to snow-hit UK

Deaths and disruption as Storm Emma brings blizzards to snow-hit UK

Blizzards are hitting parts of the UK, as freezing conditions and heavy snow cause deaths and wreak disruption.

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Massive logistics operation to keep hospitals open

Massive logistics operation to keep hospitals open

The Coast Guard and Civil Defence have been called in today to transport critical care staff and priority patients to Cork University Hospital (CUH).

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White wedding could spell disaster for two Cork couples

White wedding could spell disaster for two Cork couples

Brides always anticipate white weddings but few spend the 24 hours before their ceremonies wondering if the event is going to happen at all arising out of blizzard type conditions.

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