Irish Examiner: Making Cents: Check your home before severe storms hit


“The Irish are no strangers to bad weather, particularly in the last few year,” according to Jonathan Hehir of “But we have found that people forget the extreme weather cycles very quickly.

The last week has been a reminder of the potential for damage brought by winter storms. While Storm Diana didn’t have the power of 2017’s Ophelia, wind, particularly when accompanied by rain, can cause real harm to property.