From the Irish Independent:
Also:From yesterday's "As Hurricane Ophelia Continues On Track to Ireland and Scotland, A Quick Look Back At The Great Storm of October 15-16, 1987":
Hurricane Ophelia: Latest updates as worst storm to hit Ireland in more than 50 years lands
In Pictures: 16 of the most dramatic shots as Storm Ophelia hits Ireland
Roof of Cork City's football stadium blows off... the day before Cork hoped to lift title
Ophelia Nationwide: Fallen trees, flying debris and no electricity - regional updates
It seems that trees loom large in the collective memory.
Almost every account mentions the trees. Gorleston Norfolk had a 122 mph wind gust. Here's Norwich's Eastern Daily Press in 2012:
With an estimated 15 million trees blown down by gales of over 90mph in the south-east of England, the timber market was all of a sudden flushed with stock that threatened to see the trade’s worth plummet.And those were just the words.
The pics are...amazing....