There were some who ignored safety warnings during Storm Ophelia

Despite the warnings issued to the public to stay indoors during Storm Ophelia, there were some people who chose to ignore the advice and venture to the coasts and other dangerous areas to witness the weather conditions up close.

Should people who needlessly endanger themselves and others during storms be prosecuted?

Gerard O'Flynn, Operations Manager with the Coast Guard, and Richard Sweetnam, Area Manager with Dermot Casey Tree Care, joined us to discuss the issue.