BREAKING: reports of another fatality from #Ophelia, man killed in car north of Dundalk, Co Louth.
— Michael O’Toole (@mickthehack) October 16, 2017
Tipperary Star reports:
Gardaí are at scene of a fatal incident that occurred at Ballybrado, Cahir, Co. Tipperary at approximately 12.30p.m. today, Monday 16th October, 2017.
A man (early 30s) while in the course of clearing a fallen tree was seriously injured with a chain saw. He has since passed away and his body has been removed to Clonmel Hospital.
Ophelia claims its first victim in Tipperary as man in early thirties dies after chainsaw accident (Tipperary Star)
Earlier: A Death In Waterford
Leinster Express reports:
A person has been injured after a tree fell on a car in Monasterevin during Hurricane Ophelia.
Portarlington Fire Services has responded to a road traffic collision at Monasterevin where a tree has fallen on a car, one person has been removed to Portlaoise General Hospital.
The gender of the status of the injured person are not yet known.
Laois County Council, An Garda Siochana and HSE Crisis Management Team wish to strongly advise that all members of the public should remain indoors.
BREAKING – Person injured after tree fall in Monasterevin during Hurricane Ophelia (Leinster Express)