Storm Ophelia: School's roof ripped off by ex-hurricane

Derry City boss Kenny Shiels was disappointed with the original decision to postpone the fixture for 24 hours

Derry City boss Kenny Shiels was disappointed with the original decision to postpone the fixture for 24 hours

One man was killed in Ravensdale, Dundalk, when a vehicle he was in was struck by a tree at around 2.45pm, gardai said. Waterford on the R671 this morning at 11.40am, Monday, October 16.

Eir now estimates that about 150,000 customers are without broadband, telephone and mobile services as a result of Storm Ophelia.

Married father-of-two Fintan Goss, 33, from Dundalk in Co.

There was a further report of a landslip on the line and commuters were warned poor road conditions could further hit rail replacement services.

He has been named locally as Michael Pyke.

Winds up to 90mph caused the roof of the Derrynane Stand to cave in yesterday, with the game be cancelled last night. Another man in his 30s died while trying to clear a fallen tree in an incident involving a chainsaw.

The Met Office has reduced the area covered by a yellow weather warning, but has still said a spell of "very windy weather is likely". Tropical-storm force winds may also be experienced in Wales and parts of England. It made landfall after 10:40 a.m. (0940 GMT), the Irish National Meteorological Service said, with winds as strong as 190 kph (110 mph) hitting the most southerly tip of the country.

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