Thursday 26 April 2018

All schools in Northern Ireland to close tomorrow after storm warning

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

All schools in Northern Ireland have been ordered to close due to risks posed by gusts resulting from Hurricane Ophelia.

It follows a similar order from the Department of Education in the Republic earlier this evening.

The Northern Ireland Department of Education said its move to close schools was an "appropriate response".

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