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LIVE BLOG: Storm Emma hits Ireland - country goes into shutdown

  • Status Red alert issued for the entire country

  • All schools, colleges and third level institutions will close nationwide today

  • People urged to be home by early afternoon on Thursday and stay indoors until Friday 3pm

  • Taoiseach urges people to pay heed to warning

  • Storm poses serious threat to life

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Snowy scenes in Whitehall this morning.

Snowy scenes in Whitehall this morning.

Shoppers brave the snow in Drogheda as the Beast from the East arrives in Ireland. Picture: Arthur Carron

Shoppers brave the snow in Drogheda as the Beast from the East arrives in Ireland. Picture: Arthur Carron

Snow in Dublin

Snow in Dublin

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Snowy scenes in Whitehall this morning.

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