Severe winds and heavy rain have swept across the country, due to Storm Deirdre, with a number of warnings issued by Met Éireann.
A Status Orange - Wind Warning is in place for Cork; Donegal; Waterford and Wexford until 10pm tonight.
Met Éireann has warned that west to north-west winds mean speeds will range between 55 to 70 km/hr, with gusts to 120 km/hr for a time in the early evening; strongest in coastal areas.
Meanwhile a Status Yellow - Wind Warning has been issued for Carlow; Cavan; Dublin; Kildare; Kilkenny; Laois; Longford; Louth; Meath; Monaghan; Offaly; Westmeath and Wicklow.
Southeast winds will veer west to northwest later this and evening, with mean speeds between 55 to 65 km/hr and gusts to 110 km/hr; this is valid until 10pm.
Heavy rainfall will lead to accumulations of 30 to 50mm with some mountainous areas exceeding these limit; this Status Yellow - Rainfall warning is in place for the entire country until 23:58.
Connacht; Clare; Kerry; Limerick and Tipperary are under a Status Yellow - Wind Warning. In place until 7pm this evening, West to northwest winds will give mean speeds of 55 to 65 km/hr, with gusts to 110 km/hr for a time.