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# wind - Friday 29 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Look out, Stradbally, there’s a bit of rain heading your way Electric Picnic

Look out, Stradbally, there’s a bit of rain heading your way

We’re not talking flood volumes of rain but you’ll definitely need those wellies…

# wind - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weather warnings have been lifted… and there’s even talk of more widespread sunny spells I Can See Clearly Now

Weather warnings have been lifted… and there’s even talk of more widespread sunny spells

Motorists are still advised to take extreme care on the roads as conditions are still wet.

# wind - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two dead as typhoon bears down on Japanese mainland Typhoon Neoguri

Two dead as typhoon bears down on Japanese mainland

Officials said Neoguri would bring torrential rain and warned of the risk of flooding and landslides, after the storm.

# wind - Sunday 15 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Global Wind Day: Wind meeting 2% more electricty demand than last year Turbines

Global Wind Day: Wind meeting 2% more electricty demand than last year

Members of the public have been granted access to a number of wind farms to mark the day.

# wind - Friday 16 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is this that thing they call “summer”? Temperatures to soar to 20 degrees Here Comes (some) Sun

Is this that thing they call “summer”? Temperatures to soar to 20 degrees

However, there will be moderate winds in some areas. Sorry.

# wind - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Stay inside, lads. Outside isn’t worth it Weatherwatch

Stay inside, lads. Outside isn’t worth it

Those in Cork, Kerry and Waterford should be prepared for the worst of the rain.

# wind - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remember that mad weather in 1997? It could be back again this year… El Nino

Remember that mad weather in 1997? It could be back again this year…

The “El Niño” climate phenomenon has reared its head once more.

# wind - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie It’s official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan Shelved

It’s official: The Government has cancelled its Midlands wind energy export plan

Ireland and the UK couldn’t agree on a final deal.

# wind - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first Column

Column: Will fracking be added to our energy mix? Ireland has questions to answer first

Until we have an honest discussion about the limited number of energy choices available – and the risks and rewards of each – we will remain entirely at the mercy of global forces, writes Alice Whittaker.

# wind - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There is a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon project, finds new report Energy

There is a low-cost alternative to Grid25 pylon project, finds new report

ReThink Pylons is calling again on the Irish Government to re-examine its energy policy and Grid25 projects.

# wind - Sunday 9 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte set to face questions on ‘shelving’ of UK wind export plan In Doubt

Rabbitte set to face questions on ‘shelving’ of UK wind export plan

The plan would see up to 1,000 turbines constructed in Ireland but negotiations on this with the UK appear to have stalled.

# wind - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Giving local communities a financial stake could solve our energy problem Good As New

Column: Giving local communities a financial stake could solve our energy problem

Project developers would do well to take note of cognitive biases such as the magnificently named ‘endowment effect’ – meaning our tendency to overvalue something because we own it, writes Clare Taylor.

# wind - Monday 3 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began Wet Wet Wet

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began

According to Met Éireann’s Winter summary report, rainfalls were well over the long-term average all across the country.

# wind - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Batten down the hatches (again): more bad weather on the way Biblical

# wind - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These five graphs dig into the figures behind wind energy in Ireland Turbines

These five graphs dig into the figures behind wind energy in Ireland

Figures show that wind power generation did not meet forecast electricity generator 58 per cent of the time over the past five years.

# wind - Thursday 13 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 190,000 still without power… Many could remain offline for “a number of days” Morning After

190,000 still without power… Many could remain offline for “a number of days”

And we haven’t seen the last of the stormy weather either…

# wind - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Highest wave ever recorded off Kinsale coast Surfs Up

Highest wave ever recorded off Kinsale coast

The wave height reached 25 metres, far surpassing the previous record of 23.4.

From The Daily Edge The huge storm looming over Ireland is in the shape of a question mark Questionable Weather
From TheJournal.ie RED ALERT: Highest level weather warning active in Kerry and Cork Weather Watch

RED ALERT: Highest level weather warning active in Kerry and Cork

A secondary ‘orange alert’ is in place in a number of other coastal counties.

# wind - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Orange Alert: More “violent gusts” at coasts as new storm bears down on the West Storm Watch

Orange Alert: More “violent gusts” at coasts as new storm bears down on the West

The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.

# wind - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Renewable energy met 42% of our electricity demand on one day last year 1866 MW

Renewable energy met 42% of our electricity demand on one day last year

The amount contributed to the grid was the highest recorded.

# wind - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 indications that winter is actually sucking the life out of you Winter Is Pain

# wind - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores Batten Down The Hatches

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores

Another storm swell is on its way bringing wet and windy weather.

# wind - Monday 3 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “A very grim situation”: Further flooding expected this morning at high tide Storm Bridget

“A very grim situation”: Further flooding expected this morning at high tide

Met Éireann’s orange weather warning is due to remain in place until 3pm today.

# wind - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks Not Over Yet

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks

Don’t get rid of those sand bags just yet.

# wind - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The country has enough photos of waves crashing over piers — Coast Guard Storm Warning

The country has enough photos of waves crashing over piers — Coast Guard

Anyone planning on braving today’s storm to capture images of the dramatic weather is being urged to think again.

# wind - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Get ready, Ireland… Tonight’s storm warning’s been extended to cover the whole country No Escape

Get ready, Ireland… Tonight’s storm warning’s been extended to cover the whole country

Met Éireann’s warning of winds of up to 130km. Higher than normal tides mean there’s a strong threat of flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches Hold Onto Your Hats

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

# wind - Sunday 26 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The wind and rain has ruined lots of people’s weekends Stormy Weather
From TheJournal.ie ‘Stay away from the coast’: Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today Orange Alert

‘Stay away from the coast’: Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# wind - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures colder than Mars cause 21 deaths across the United States Polar Vortex This post contains images

Temperatures colder than Mars cause 21 deaths across the United States

The extreme cold weather is causing chaos across the United States and Canada as temperatures plunge as low as -37 degrees Celsius.

# wind - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Weather warning lifted as the worst of Storm Christine passes Stormwatch

Weather warning lifted as the worst of Storm Christine passes

Stormy conditions which persist this morning are forecast to weaken later today.

# wind - Monday 6 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Road Safety Authority urges caution while driving in stormy weather Storm

Road Safety Authority urges caution while driving in stormy weather

If you’re reading this while driving, we advise you to pull over.

From TheJournal.ie Extra funding for flood-hit areas ‘inevitable’ — Hayes Storm Watch

Extra funding for flood-hit areas ‘inevitable’ — Hayes

OPW minister Brian Hayes said that a decision on extra funding would be made once Cabinet received a briefing on problems in each local authority area.

# wind - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man dies as storms batter UK Stormwatch

Man dies as storms batter UK

The 47-year-old’s mobility scooter fell into the River Thames.

# wind - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop Stormwatch

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop

As wintry showers continue in parts, snow is expected on high ground but could affect low-lying regions.

# wind - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos of the best and worst weather in Ireland this year Weatherwatch This post contains images

Photos of the best and worst weather in Ireland this year

It’s been some year. Half the time we don’t know what to be wearing.

# wind - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie It’s not over yet: Thunderstorms to ring in the new year Weather

It’s not over yet: Thunderstorms to ring in the new year

Batten down the hatches, there’s a storm a comin’.

# wind - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Going, going, almost gone…most of the country waking up to a calm morning Stormwatch

Going, going, almost gone…most of the country waking up to a calm morning

However, Met Éireann predicts unsettled weather over the next seven days.

# wind - Friday 27 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s the evidence that trampolines aren’t scary at ALL Bouncing Back

Here’s the evidence that trampolines aren’t scary at ALL

Blame the wind, not the trampolines.

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