Met Éireann has issued a number of wind and rainfall warnings for the country.
A Status Yellow - Wind warning is in place for Connacht and Munster from 4am on Friday until 3pm; south-easterly winds will reach means speeds of 50-65km/hr, with gusts of 90-110km/hr.
Met Éireann has warned that gusts will exceed these values in exposed coastal areas and on higher ground, especially in the south-west.
A Status Yellow - Wind warning is in place for Cavan; Monaghan; Leinster and Donegal from 8am-7pm on Friday.
Met Éireann has outlined that south-easterly winds will reach mean speeds of 50-65/kr with gusts of 90-110km/hr.
"Gusts will exceed these values in exposed coastal areas and on higher grounds, especially in the south-east."
Meanwhile, a Status Yellow - Rainfall warning is in place for Dublin; Carlow; Kildare; Kilkenny; Louth; Wexford; Wicklow; Galway; Mayo; Cork; Kerry; Tipperary and Waterford.
Heavy rain will lead to accumulations of around 25-40mm, but there is a possibility that these limits could be exceeded in mountainous areas; this warning is effective from 6am until 6pm on Friday.