Rainfall and wind warnings issued
Met Eireann have issued a series of weather warnings as widespread rain and heavy winds are expected.
A wind warning has been issued for Atlantic coastal areas with south to southwest winds, gusting between 100 -110kmh expected.
West Munster, Connacht and Donegal have been issued with a Status Yellow rainfall warning with between 30-40mm expected.
A weather advisory warning is in place for Wexford, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Waterford, with strong winds, high tides and heavy rain bringing the risk of coastal flooding.
Wet & v windy this morn with strong to gale force S winds & damaging gusts. Widespread persistent rain, heavy in SW & W. Highs 11 to 13 deg.— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) January 26, 2016
Overall a wet and windy day is expected, with strong to gale force winds bringing a risk of damage to exposed coastal areas and there is a risk of flooding at high tide.
Widespread, persistent rain is expected, with highest temperatures between 11-13 degrees.
Weather warning: Clare/Cork/Galway/Kerry/Mayo/Waterford & Wexford: Strong onshore winds/high tides & heavy rain expected overnight.— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) January 25, 2016