MONAGHAN RECOVERING WELL FROM OPHELIA IMPACT

20 October 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The operation to restore normality to Co Monaghan after the disruption caused by the Storm Ophelia extreme weather event which hit the country on Monday last is now well advanced.

Monaghan is regarded as having been impacted less severely than some other parts of the country by the storm, which claimed three lives nationwide, caused considerable damage and left many homes without electricity.

However, power cuts did hit some homes in the county and road transport was considerably disrupted on some minor and county roads in particular by fallen trees and other obstacles created by the extreme winds brought by the…

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