A Hurricane of Tweets | How Social Media Reported Ophelia in Ireland

Ophelia and social media

16th October 2017 will be a day remembered in Ireland for Ophelia. She made landfall from the south of the country bringing warm temperatures and raging winds with the entire country under a red weather alert. It was a day to work at home for many as Ex-Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland and made us stand up and take notice of her strength. Social media provided an invaluable real-time news outlet for all Irish citizens. So I decided to analyse how social media reported Ophelia in Ireland. Today citizens, parents, employees, business owners, public services, emergency services, travel operators and politicians

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