BREAKING: ALL Offaly schools to close as country on hurricane red alert

Department of Education orders all schools, colleges and other education institutions

Justin Kelly

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Justin Kelly

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In response to the imminent Storm Ophelia, the Department of Education and Skills is now publicly informing all schools, colleges and other education institutions that they are to remain closed tomorrow, Monday October 16.

This decision has been made following discussions with members of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning and in light of the advice from Met Éireann on this unprecedented storm.

All schools and colleges will be closed tomorrow across the country.