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Members in Ireland
« on: 17.10. 2017 12:05 »
Morning all, I hope all in the uk came through the storm last night unscathed but wondering how things are for our friends over in Ireland and up in Scotland who had it a lot lot worse , here's hoping everyone and there familys are safe and sound ,would be good to hear , Bob
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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #1 on: 17.10. 2017 18:39 »
In Scotland it was just another windy day. No great problems reported although the headline news was a Scout Hut losing its roof. 
Looked a bit rough in Ireland though.
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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #2 on: 17.10. 2017 19:17 »
Asking how Irish friends are via the Interwebby when they've lost all power sounds like the archetypal Irish joke...  ;)

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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #3 on: 17.10. 2017 22:35 »
Hi Bob and All,
Thank You for the sentiment and good wishes  *smile*

We got power back a little earlier and I think we are luck in that respect, Other Areas are forecast to be blacked out for a considerable time  *sad2*
Luckily our house is OK , the amount of fallen trees about is staggering, most local roads were blocked last evening!!
I had a job to get some petrol for my little genny
We were scheduled to fly to Lanzarotte for a week  Yesterday so had not "prepared"  *red* for the onslaught

Weather forecasting has surely advanced and the warnings were to "stay indoors" 
Virtually the whole country shut down *ex*
It definitely saved lives.
RIP those who sadly died *sad2*

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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #4 on: 18.10. 2017 10:16 »
Good to hear John, my Son had spoken to His mate Connor in the pharmacy in Cork ,He'd said they were ok but that it had been pretty bad so had fingers crossed for you !
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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #5 on: 20.10. 2017 20:25 »
Hi All,
I lost internet (again) for the last few days due to further powercuts that downed the relay station that I get signal from *sad2*
While out for a walk the other day we took a few photos of fallen trees
I lost count of how many had come down on the local golf course
We wont be short of firewood for sure  for a while  *smile* *smile*
Storm Brian is on the way tonight  *eek*

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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #6 on: 20.10. 2017 20:26 »
Hi, all
Our household was fortunate enough not to loose power ,(Midlands) But almost lost a couple of roofing sheets from my bike shed ,my son and I braved the elements and secured and fastened them down,before the winds got a proper hold, lucky Enought ,no real damage done
The local Gardai went around our town ,advising all businesses to close ,for safety's sake
I got sent home and spent my time in the comfort of my home ,watching the coverage of the storm on tv,
Some were not as fortunate however,
May they RIP.
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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #7 on: 20.10. 2017 20:33 »
Hi Seamus
Sur the wind was worn out by the time it got all the way up there *wave*

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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #8 on: 20.10. 2017 22:14 »

 Good you survived but that second pic proves it was a beauty-  blew the whole Ireland upside down *eek*
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Re: Members in Ireland
« Reply #9 on: 21.10. 2017 12:46 »
Hi Dutch,
That's the trouble with iphone photos
They are right way up on the laptop after transfer but move to Australia on the move to the forum  *problem* *problem*

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