Met Eireann warned that the ferocious winds will hit Ireland from 10am before it batters Britain later tomorrow evening
A weather warning is in place tomorrow for counties Wexford, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford.
Storm Barney is the second storm to be named under the “name our storms” project by the Met Office and Met Éireann, which asked the public to suggest names. The storm is being caused by a series of low pressure systems from the Atlantic.
The south of Ireland and Wales can expect the strongest winds on Tuesday afternoon, which will transfer to central and southern England on Tuesday evening.Read
Liam Payne reveals, One Direction hiatus will last two years…
Liam Payne revealed that One Direction will be taking a two-year break when they go on hiatus in March next year.
The band had previously not confirmed the duration of their hiatus.
The four-piece were in the Live Lounge on Greg James’s BBC Radio 1 show, performing four acoustic versions of their songs and two covers, when Payne said he would be using the next two years to write more songs for the band.Read
Ireland expects its first “named Storm” of the season
The first named storm of the season will bring wind, rain and travel delays to Ireland and the United Kingdom from November 12 to November 13.
Prior to its arrival Wednesday will see ‘gusty showers’ across the country, according to AccuWeather, although temperatures will still remain high
Accuweather state on their website: “Ahead of this storm, there will be gusty showers across Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and northern England on Wednesday.Read
I Do: From next Monday as final step taken to welcome same-sex marriage to Ireland
Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald has signed the commencement order for the Marriage Act 2015, which will enable same-sex couples to marry in Ireland. The accompanying regulation, under the Civil Registration Act 2002, was signed by Tánaiste Joan Burton.
Meaning from next Monday, 16 November, same-sex couples can give full notice of their intention to marry. Those who have already given notice for a civil partnership will be able to get married instead.Read
Dublin man in €1m drugs case has passport returned so he can go on honeymoon
A Dublin man who is facing trial over a €1m cannabis seizure has been allowed have his passport back so he can go on honeymoon.
He and two other men were arrested in June, the result of a joint investigation by the Garda Organised Crime Bureau and the Revenue Customs Service.Read