The roof at Cork City's Turners' Cross is in bits after Hurricane Ophelia 3 years ago

The roof at Cork City's Turners' Cross is in bits after Hurricane Ophelia

This storm isn't going to pass harmlessly by.

Already in the early afternoon of Monday, Hurricane Ophelia had taken a life in Waterford with a tragic incident of a fallen tree landing on top of a woman's car.

Come Tuesday, please God there will be no more fatalities but there will be reparations needed all over the country.

With the coastal areas copping the brunt of the storm in the morning, the people of Cork were feeling its full force and the stadium at Turner's Cross was really fighting the good fight against the gales.

Cork City Football Club's part-owner Mick Ring posted footage of one of the stadium's roofs being lifted aggressively by gusts of wind.

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The roof can be seen being pulled up and bouncing as Ophelia blows through the city.

Cork were due to play Derry City on Monday night with one single point required to win the League of Ireland but the game has now been refixed for Tuesday evening due to the severe weather conditions.

The game is still set to go ahead on October 17 but the stadium isn't looking in great shape thanks to the storm. Niall Kelleher sent in this frightening image of the roof now.

This club ready to celebrate its glorious return from the brink of extinction now must rebuild physically once more.