Categories: Community
| On 3 years ago


By Paddy Ryan




A man in his early 30s has died after an incident while he was clearing a fallen tree with a chainsaw in Co Tipperary.

The incident happened at around 12.30pm at Ballybrado, Cahir.

The man’s body has been taken to Clonmel Hospital.


Unconfirmed reports of a death in the County as a result of this storm. Please stay indoors and stay safe.

Structural damage is being reported by Gardaí in Clonmel.

The roof is said to have come off the Lidl store on the Davis Road while roofs are lifting on premises in Irishtown, O’Connell Street and Gladstone Street, Suir Island, Bridge St.

People are being urged not to venture outside unless it’s absolutely necessary.


  • Tree blocking one lane of road near Kilshane between Tipperary and Bansha extreme care advised
  • Tree down Charleys hill Portroe to Ballina Road
  • Tree down N52 Borrisokane to Birr Road and Finnoe
  • A tree has fallen on the N24 Tipperary/ Cahir road at Kilshane
  • Tree down on powerline in Castleview Ardfinnan
  • Reports of a tree down on the Cahir/ Clonmel Road at the entrance to Rosemount.
  • There is a fallen tree on the Carrick-on-Suir/Kilmacthomas Rd
  • Tree down entrance to Rossmore walkway, Roscrea
  • Tree down on Kilmeaden to Portlaw rd
  • Tree down on New Inn road by O`Sullivans Garage at Barne
  • Tree blocking the Moyglass / Knockbrit road Fethard
  • Tree down on Ardmayle rd outside Cashel
  • Tree down between Tipp town and Bansha road passable
  • Tree down at Butler court Cahir, but road passable
  • Clerihan to Barne road
  • Tree down main road assumption park, Roscrea
  • Nenagh Cloughjordan Road Blocked
  • Cloughjordan – Old Birr Road Blocked
  • Ballymacky Back Roads ESB Cables Down
  • Big branch down at entrance to beechwood Grove. Blocking entrance in Thurles
  • Tree down on main Thurles to Two Mile Borris road just before Two Mile Borris village.


  • Roof has come off Lidl in Clonmel – Radio 1 – Joe Duffy
  • All Schools and Creches are closed
  • Tesco Clonmel and Cashel Closed
  • All Dunnes Stores are closed
  • Damage to Moyle Rovers building in Monroe

  • Boston Scientific and Abbot closed until Tuesday
  • Large flower pots blowing around the Square in Cahir
  • Report of damage to Clerihan National school
  • Roof off boxing club in Elm Park
  • Roof completely taken off Curtains & Blinds shop in Clonmel


  • No Bus Eireann services today
  • All services to and from Connolly Station will terminate by 2pm


  • Power outage for some customers in the Clogheen / Ardfinnan / Ballylooby areas
  • Power outage at Lawlesstown Clonmel 247 houses affected per Powercheck
  • Power outage in Goatenbridge.
  • Parts of Cahir will be without electricity until Wednesday due to tree fallen at Kilcommonmore
  • Power gone in Kennedy park Thurles
  • Power Out in marlstone manor, Galboola, Cluain Glas, Childers Park, Ballycahill, Fennor, Templemore Road, Bohernanave, Borrisoleigh
Paddy Ryan