Sunday 21 January 2018

In Pictures: Hurricane Ophelia takes hold of Ireland

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
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
Spray splashes over a car ath the Point in Westport, Co. Mayo as Storm Ophelia batters the country. Photo : Keith Heneghan / Phocus.
Locals cut up and clear a fallen tree which had been blocking the road for most of the day on the Leixlip Road, near the Salmon Leap Inn this evening after Hurrricane Opelia
Locals cut up and clear a fallen tree which had been blocking the road for most of the day on the Leixlip Road, near the Salmon Leap Inn this evening after Hurrricane Opelia ..Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
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
Hurricane winds collapsed a stand at Turners Cross, Cork city during Storm Ophelia. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Fallen trees in Farranree during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
A fallen tree on Northbrook Road, Ranelagh, which was blown over during Storm Ophelia.
Damage to a fenced wall in Farranree during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Walkers in Clontarf pictured this afternoon as Hurricane Ophelia hits the country. Picture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.
Fallen tree near the Back of Dublin Airport at Knocksedan Photo: Kyran O'Brien
16/10/2017 Poolbeg Lighthouse on the great South Wall during Hurricane Ophelia, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins
Fallen tree near the Back of Dublin Airport at Knocksedan Photo: Kyran O'Brien
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
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
Hurricane winds at the Apple campus, Hollyhill, Cork city during Storm Ophelia. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Damage to roofs in Hollyhill during Storm Ophelia Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
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
Advertising hoarding is ripped off during Storm Ophelia near Kent Station Cork city. Pic Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision
Provision 161017 Hurricane 'Ophelia'.... fallen tree Knocknaheeny, Cork City Pic Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
16-10-17 Storm scenes at Tramore Co. Waterford. Picture Dylan Vaughan
16/10/2017 Ophelia arriving in Galway. Quick walk on the prom ahead of the Hurricane . Photo:Andrew Downes
16/9/17 Gardai, the coastguard and the RNLI helicopter at Blackrock in Co Louth where windsurfers were surfing during storm Ophelia. Picture: Arthur Carron
Hurricane Ophelia hitting Fenit in County Kerry. Photo: Mark Condren
Hurricane Ophelia hitting Fenit in County Kerry. Photo: Mark Condren
Sandbags at the ready in Clontarf this morning for Storm Ophelia. Photo: Kyran O'Brien
A woman carries her surfboard towards the rough sea in an area where the tide should be out on the eve of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
A surfer is seen on rough sea where the tide should be out on the eve of the arrival of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
Surfers wait in the Atlantic on their surfboard for big waves to hit on the eve of storm Ophelia in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
A surfer is seen on rough water in the Atlantic on the eve of storm Ophelia in an area where the tide should be out in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
The usually very Busy Clontarf road at 8.30 this morning . Photo: Kyran O'Brien
The usually very Busy Clontarf road at 8.30 this morning . Photo: Kyran O'Brien
Sandbags at the ready in Clontarf this morning for Storm Ophelia.Photo: Kyran O'Brien
Sandbags at the ready in Clontarf this morning for Storm Ophelia. Photo: Kyran O'Brien
A surfer is seen on rough water in the Atlantic on the eve of storm Ophelia in an area where the tide should be out in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne
A surfer is seen on rough water in the Atlantic on the eve of storm Ophelia in an area where the tide should be out in the County Clare town of Lahinch, Ireland October 15, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

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