Met Éireann Confirms Dublin Tornado

Met Éireann today officially confirmed a tornado in southwest Dublin area in the early hours of October 17th. 

At approximately 6am, a tornado travelling in a south-north direction, travelled a mile or more from the Crumlin area towards the Phoenix Park. It caused damage in the order of trees uprooted and damage to local homes. 

Currently Met Éireann is consulting with tornado research scientist John Tyrrell about this event. Further information will be available in the future after data analysis and a full investigation have taken place.

Below is the radar sequence of the morning of the 17th between 4am and 7am. It's possible that the event  may have been a bit prior to 6am according to this radar , courtesy of NetWeather.TV