Storm Deirdre has claimed three Bord na Mona O'Byrne Cup games today as high winds and rain batter the country.

A Status Orange weather warning comes into effect this afternoon, with with up to 5cm of rain forecast, though heavy downpours overnight have already led to postponements. 

Wicklow's clash with Louth at Bray Emmetts, Wexford's game against Laois at St Patrick's Park in Enniscorthy and the Westmeath-Offaly meeting in Moate are all off.

There will still be some action in the tough conditions today.

Kildare will face Carlow in Newbridge [2pm] and Meath host Longford in Ashbourne this evening [5pm], while in the McKenna Cup round Fermanagh take on UU at Derrygonnelly [1pm].