Around 2,000 customers are without power this evening following high winds from Storm Atiyah.

During the peak of the storm there were 27,000 ESB customers affected.

ESB Networks said crews are working to restore electricity as quickly as possible.

Motorists are being advised to exercise caution on all roads following strong overnight winds due to the storm.

Fallen trees, poles and debris were reported on a number of roads in counties Kerry, Sligo, Wicklow, Kilkenny and Longford.

A Status Orange wind warning was in place for nine counties overnight and came to an end at 6am.

Around two dozen incidents were reported to Kerry County Council's emergency line during the Red wind alert yesterday. Crews responded once the Red alert was lifted at 7pm.

The midlands was largely unaffected by last night's high winds and rain. 

Longford County Council had to remove a small number of trees and bushes from local roads today.

In Roscommon, there were trees down  in the Keadue and Brislagh areas outside Boyle.

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