# snowwatch - Wednesday 22 December, 2010
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Developer Paddy Kelly says he likes walking after his BMW is seized; Brian Cowen’s plan to turn 83,000 into 250,000; and the Korean peninsula at loggerheads again – over a Christmas tree.
# snowwatch - Monday 20 December, 2010
Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: travellers face chaos as they try to get home for Christmas; gardaí launch an investigation into Sunday Independent claims on cocaine use in RTE; and the rape case against Julian Assange “may be less flawed” than thought.
# snowwatch - Thursday 9 December, 2010
Road conditions remain dangerous this morning, and forecasters warn that more of the same weather could follow a brief weekend thaw.
Nine things you really need to know by 9am: AIB hands out €40 million in bonuses, election goes on the long finger and the Taoiseach uses the s-word.
# snowwatch - Wednesday 8 December, 2010
Satellite image of wintry Ireland was snapped yesterday afternoon.
Last night’s subzero temperatures mean roads remain hazardous this morning, but Met Éireann says temperatures are expected to rise this week.
Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: the world takes stock of Ireland’s budget, the customers who got ‘free money’ from Bank of Ireland will have to pay it back and David Drumm is quizzed about his wife’s jewellery.
# snowwatch - Friday 3 December, 2010
There are some seriously well-built snowmen out there, but has yours got eight limbs? We didn’t think so.
If every employee leaves work 15 minutes early, companies lose 49,300 days of work, according to the Small Firms Association.
…but some of the photography is truly delightful. Here’s a gallery of some more incredible pictures our readers have sent.
The East gets some respite from snow – which moves west – but freezing temperatures and transport turmoil goes on.
Nine things you really, really need to know by 9am: civil servants keep their ‘privilege’ days; Moody’s warns about the people most likely to default on their mortgage … and the real reason Ireland failed to beat England in the 1990 World Cup.
# snowwatch - Thursday 2 December, 2010
Yes, according to directory inquiries firm 11850, who say they’re getting more calls for dating agencies and lingerie shops.
A suspected gas explosion on O’Connell St closes the main thoroughfare, as snow continues to fall on the capital.
Dublin Airport records one of its lowest temperatures ever as icy roads continue to hamper Ireland’s travel plans.