Child survives being struck by falling tree in Cork
The young girl is expected to make a full recovery.
A nine-year old girl was injured by a falling tree in Cork city following the adverse weather conditions caused by Storm Deirdre.
According to RTÉ, the girl was cycling with her family at around 4.30pm when her bike was crushed and she was pinned under a falling tree.
Emergency services were called and three units of Cork Fire Brigade attended the scene and she was taken to Cork University Hospital by ambulance for treatment.
It is understood she suffered injuries to her head and leg, but they are not thought to be life threatening.
A status orange wind warning remains in place for counties Wexford, Waterford, Cork and Donegal until 10pm.
Cork City Fire Brigade took to Twitter to say that they have had to deal with "multiple incidents" around Cork throughout the day.
Busy day for all crews with multiple incidents around the city and county including fallen trees, flooding and RTCs.
Crews just finished at a serious incident at the Marina, one patient transferred to hospital by @NASCork
Please continue to exercise caution 🚒 #StormDeirdre pic.twitter.com/Qy5ZVO5OeC
— Cork City Fire Brigade (@CorkCityFire) December 15, 2018