Irish PM describes ‘national emergency’ as storm brings 100mph winds, with schools and colleges to remain closed on Tuesday

Three people have died in Ireland as Storm Ophelia hit Britain and the Irish Republic with winds of up to 100mph (160km/h).

The Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, described Ophelia’s impact as a “national emergency” that forced the closure of schools and colleges and brought the transport network to a standstill on Monday.

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