Man who died during Storm Eunice named

The man who died during Storm Eunice on Friday has been named locally as Billy Kinsella (59) who lived close to where the incident took place.

Mr.Kinsella a married father of one was clearing debris at Ballythomas close to the Wicklow/Wexford border when he was hit by a falling tree.

Wexford County Council, where he worked, expressed condolences to his family.

“It is with deep sadness and regret that Wexford County Council confirms that one of our employees was fatally injured earlier today in a workplace accident. The accident occurred as the employee attended the scene of a fallen tree in the North Wexford area. The employee’s family.”

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