Weather alert issued as homes lose power

first_imgWhatsApp NewsBreaking newsWeather alert issued as homes lose powerBy admin – December 21, 2013 660 Advertisement Facebook Print Andrew CareyMET eireann issued a weather warning this morning at 7am and it is continue through today as storms, gales and hail showers continue to batter the country.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up A lightening strike in the south of the country in overnight storms left up to 7,000 homes without power but some 3,000 are restored.However homes in County Limerick and parts of Clare have also been sporadically darkened as power outages are reported.The Orange status weather warning comes with recommendations from An Garda Siochana that all unnecessary travel should be avoided as weather conditions hamper roads with localized flooding.ESB networks crews are working to restore all homes to power while the company say that extra crews will be on standby over Christmas in case of outages.A yellow marine weather alert is in place as where gusts from the southwest hit 100km/h while last nights storm had winds reaching 120km/h in parts.A number of sailings have been delayed or cancelled and anyone with any travel plans should check with operators.center_img Email Twitter Previous articleTax demands made on alleged brothel keepersNext articleFarmer wins court costs appeal admin Linkedinlast_img read more

Government issues travel advice for those going to the Euros

first_img 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota By News Highland – June 7, 2016 WhatsApp Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week The Minister for Foreign Affairs is urging Irish fans travelling to France for the Euros to exercise caution at all times.Public viewing spots have been highlighted as potential targets for terrorist attacks when the football tournament kicks off on Friday.70-thousand Irish tourists will be among an estimated 7-million people expected to visit France for the games.Tight security plans – including metal detectors and body searches at all fanzones – have been put in place for the championships.Minister Charlie Flanagan has this advice for Irish fans travelling to the Euros:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/14flanag.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Facebook Government issues travel advice for those going to the Euros Google+ Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Previous articleWork to begin on Donegals first ever animal rehabilitation centreNext articleJulian Cuddihy pleads not guilty to the murder of his parents by reason of insanity News Highland Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers last_img read more