Several power outages have been reported around the country as Storm Atiyah tracks along the western seaboard, bringing high winds and rough seas.
ESB Networks said crews have been dealing with several thousand faults with counties in the south west among areas worst affected tonight.
Over 1,400 home and businesses were without electricity in Moycullen, Co Galway this evening.
Over 2,000 homes and businesses were without electricity in west Limerick for a time tonight.
A further 540 premises were affected in Athenry and Leitir Mór in Co Galway.
Several further outages are being experienced in the south and southwest of the country.
Meanwhile, Cork Airport said a number of Aer Lingus services to and from London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh were cancelled today.
Shannon Airport said an Aer Lingus flight to Heathrow Airport in London this evening and the return service were cancelled.
⚠️Passenger advisory ⚠️@AerLingus Heathrow flights EI 386 outbound at 17.25 & EI 387 inbound at 21.00 are now cancelled.— Shannon Airport (@ShannonAirport) December 8, 2019
Passengers are advised to check with their airline directly for flight updates.
Thank you #StormAtiyah #shannonairport pic.twitter.com/c8wsdhOsJG
A number of Aer Lingus regional services between Dublin Airport and Kerry Airport and Donegal Airport were cancelled today.
Iarnród Éireann advised of delays earlier today as trains in the Cork and Kerry area were travelling at reduced speeds due to the storm.
⛈ As a precaution due to #StormAtiyah Red Weather Alert, from 14.00hrs until further notice, trains will operate at a reduced max speed of 50mph/80kph on the following lines, with delays resulting:— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) December 8, 2019
🔴 Mallow to Cork
🔴 Mallow to Tralee
🔴 Cork to Cobh
🔴 Cork to Midleton pic.twitter.com/LaJ21IGheg
All flights and ferry sailings to and from the Aran Islands were cancelled today. The situation will be reassessed in the morning.
Cork County Council said the Dursey Cable Car had been suspended due to gusts.
It is expected to resume operations on Tuesday morning, following an inspection.
Additional reporting: Shane Ó Curraighín