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Public transport is starting to return to normal, with the exception of Dublin’s Luas which will not be operating this morning. The Dart service will run as normal.
Schools remain shut today, but universities and third level institutions are starting to reopen. However, some train services are suffering delays this morning. Barry Kenny of Irish Rail said: "We do have a full service today with some minor exceptions. The 5.50 from Cork to Dublin was cancelled and the 9.45amfrom Westport to Dublin was cancelled as well.



Three people have died in storm-related incidents in Louth, Tipperary and Waterford. The first fatality caused by storm Ophelia was a woman in her 50s who died when a tree fell on the car she was driving in Co Waterford yesterday morning. A 31-year-old man died while in the course of clearing a fallen tree in Co Tipperary & another man in his 30s died in Co Louth, It is understood he was driving home along the old Dundalk to Newry road when his car hit a fallen tree at Ravensdale shortly after 2pm.

WEATHER

Cool and bright today with good sunny spells. Dry across most areas too, apart from a passing shower. Feeling fresh with maximum temperatures 12 to 14 degrees