Storm Barra

Storm Barra fallout: 59,000 homes, farms and businesses without power

Storm Barra fallout: 59,000 homes, farms and businesses without power

Further strong winds overnight associated with Storm Barra have left 59,000 homes, farms and businesses without electricity supply today (Wednesday,...

December 8, 2021

Storm Barra: Water supply for 38,000 customers ‘at risk’

Storm Barra: Water supply for 38,000 customers ‘at risk’

Water supplies for 38,000 farms, homes and businesses, mainly in Cork and Kerry, are “at risk” due to disruption caused...

December 7, 2021

Beware of ‘false sense of security’ in eye of Storm Barra

Beware of ‘false sense of security’ in eye of Storm Barra

Farmers and the public are being warned not to take any chances if conditions moderate as the eye of Storm...

December 7, 2021

Storm Barra sees a number of marts cancel sales tomorrow

Storm Barra sees a number of marts cancel sales tomorrow

A number of livestock marts, all of which are in counties with a Status Red weather warning in place have...

December 6, 2021

DAFM ministers issue advice to farmers ahead of Storm Barra

DAFM ministers issue advice to farmers ahead of Storm Barra

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has urged farmers, fishers and people in rural areas to...

December 6, 2021

Kerry Co-op elections postponed due to Storm Barra weather warning

Kerry Co-op elections postponed due to Storm Barra weather warning

Storm Barra which is on a trajectory towards Ireland has already caused the cancellation of marts and other events in...

December 6, 2021

Storm Barra: Have you a generator or access to one?

Storm Barra: Have you a generator or access to one?

With Storm Barra on the horizon, the problems adverse weather conditions can have on a farm can be significant and...

December 6, 2021

Storm Barra Status Red warning sees Cork mart sale cancelled

Storm Barra Status Red warning sees Cork mart sale cancelled

The Status Red weather warning issued by Met Éireann for Cork and Kerry in advance of Storm Barra has resulted...

December 6, 2021

Caution urged on roads as Storm Barra due to hit

Caution urged on roads as Storm Barra due to hit

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution over the coming days as Storm Barra makes...

December 6, 2021