Storm Ophelia has claimed a second life as it moves across the country.
The death occurred in Cahir, Co Tipperary at around 12.30 when a man in his early thirties died in the course of clearing a fallen tree.
The man was seriously injured with a chainsaw.
Earlier a woman in her fifties died when the car she was
Gardaí are advising all persons to stay indoors and not to venture out.