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Advice for Businesses in the aftermath of Storm Ophelia

Many public and private sector employers closed their places of work yesterday given the serious risks associated with Storm Ophelia, and are today assessing the damage and related costs.

In addition to consulting with employees, customers, suppliers and providers the following are a number of links which businesses may find useful in the coming days:

General Information 

  • Office of Emergency Planning
    Provides updates from the Government’s National Emergency Co-ordination Group. The Office of Emergency Planning has an oversight function on emergency planning. It promotes coordination amongst departments in their emergency planning and encourages best use of resources. For further information Tel 01 237 3800 or LoCall 1890 252736. 
  • Irish Water 
    Irish Water has incident plans in place and crews on standby to deal with the effects of Storm Ophelia. If you have issues with your water supply, please view their service & supply map at: or visit their Twitter customer care @IWCare. In an emergency, please call them on 1850 278 278. 
  • ESB
    For information on the latest power outage updates, please go to: 

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