Updated: 29/12/17 : 07:10:36Printable Version
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow wind warning for Sligo, Donegal, Galway, north Leitrim, Mayo, Clare, Cork, Kerry and Limerick.
It said southwest winds gradually veering westerly will reach average speeds of between 50-65km/h, with gusts of up to 110km/h.
Winds became stronger overnight in the southwest at first and extended northwards later in the night and this morning.
That warning issued last night is valid until 2pm today, Friday.