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Weather News Ex-Hurricane Ophelia: Key Public Safety & Information Messages 16 October 2017 People should remain indoors for the duration of the storm. All unnecessary travel should be avoided on Monday 16th Oct 2017, while the storm is passing. Don’t travel during the height of the storm unless absolutely necessary. Listen to local radio and national media broadcasts for Met Éireann updates on the current weather situation. High seas are predicted, the public are advised to stay away from coastal areas during this period. Very strong winds are predicted making driving conditions hazardous, especially for the more vulnerable road users, e.g., cyclists, pedestrian’s, motorcyclist and high sided vehicles. Road users should pay particular attention to the risk posed by fallen trees and flying debris. Given anticipated weather conditions, Mon 16thOct 2017 should be a no bike day. Power outages are likely to occur in certain parts of the country, with contingency planning activated by the ESB. The ESB is advising the public to stay away from fallen cables that may have broken due to the high winds. ESB Emergency Services can be contacted at 1850372999. All Schools and Colleges Closed Tomorrow: In response to the imminent Ex-Hurricane Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills has publicly informing all schools, colleges and other education institutions that they are to remain closed on Monday 16 October. This decision has been made following discussions with members of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning and in light of the advice from Met Éireann on this unprecedented storm. Crèches and Montessori facilities should also remain closed. Many public transport services and aviation services will not operate tomorrow – please with providers before embarking on any journeys. People are asked to check in on isolated and vulnerable neighbours in advance of the oncoming severe weather conditions and again after the worst of the event has passed. People are advised to remove patio furniture, rubbish bins and any loose items from around buildings, which can be turned into missiles by the wind. Source: Met Eireann
All schools closed Monday http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/education/all-schools-and-colleges-to-remain-closed-tomorrow-department-of-education-confirms-36229263.html
Live to fight another day
Thoughts and prayers are with Las Vegas
St Mary's Rochfortbridge Ladies GFC
On the wonderful achievement of our lads reaching the Intermediate Football Final can we please ask everyone to show your continued support for the club by showing your colours, please put up up your flags, bunting anything you have green and white, paint, whatever to show your support to the team. Looking forward to a great week and the big game next weekend.
The very best of luck to our Intermediate lads in the replay today against Bunbrosna. Match at 2pm today in Cusack Park. Please come out and show your support for the team and mentors.💚🏐
Good luck St Brigids
On Sunday next 8th October at 3.30pm our Intermediate team take on Bunbrosna in the semi final of the Intermediate Championship in Cusack Park. We wish the team, team mentors and all involved the best of luck. Get out there lads and express yourselves the way you can and get the result you deserve. All support would be greatly appreciated by everyone involved.