Saturday 18 November 2017

In Pictures: 16 of the most dramatic shots as Storm Ophelia hits Ireland

A man and his dog walk past a fallen tree in the Killarney Demesne after Hurricane Ophelia on Monday.
Photo Don MacMonagle
A man and his dog walk past a fallen tree in the Killarney Demesne after Hurricane Ophelia on Monday. Photo Don MacMonagle
People take selfies in waves and high wind at Lahinch in County Clare on the West Coast of Ireland as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph Niall Carson/PA Wire
A man shelters from the waves and high wind at Lahinch in County Clare on the West Coast of Ireland as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK and Ireland with gusts of up to 80mph.: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Hurricane winds collapsed a stand at Turners Cross, Cork city during Storm Ophelia. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Provision 161017 Hurricane 'Ophelia'.... fallen tree Knocknaheeny, Cork City Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
As Hurricane Ophelia continues in Galway people taking video of themselves out in the Height of the storm at the Spanish arch and Claddgh area of Galway . Photo:Andrew Downes
Fallen trees in Farranree during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Damage to a fenced wall in Farranree during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
16/10/2017 Poolbeg Lighthouse on the great South Wall during Hurricane Ophelia, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
As Hurricane Ophelia continues in Galway people taking video of themselves out in the Height of the storm at the Spanish arch and Claddgh area of Galway . Photo:Andrew Downes
Fallen tree near the Back of Dublin Airport at Knocksedan Photo: Kyran O'Brien
As Hurricane Ophelia continues in Galway people taking video of themselves out in the height of the storm at the Spanish Arch and Claddagh area of Galway. Photo:Andrew Downes
Fallen trees in Farranree during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Advertising hoarding is ripped off during Storm Ophelia near Kent Station Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
16-10-17 Storm scenes at Tramore Co. Waterford. Picture Dylan Vaughan
Hurricane Ophelia hitting Fenit in County Kerry. Photo: Mark Condren

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