As counting commences in the general election, the tally of GAA matches has been buffeted by the weather, with a Status Yellow wind warning put in place at noon.
There were over 30 senior intercounty matches down for decision today, between the Allianz Football League, the Lidl National Football League and the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League.
Already ALL camogie matches, a number of Lidl National football League matches, plus three Allianz Football League matches have been cancelled.
A waterlogged pitch in O'Moore Park the reason that high-flying Laois' match with Cavan has been called off.
The Division 4 encounter between Wicklow and Sligo in Aughrim has also been postponed, as has the Division 3 clash between Louth and Offaly, which had been fixed for Drogheda.
The League of Ireland season curtain raiser has also been cancelled. The President's Cup final between Airtricity League champions Dundalk and Shamrock Rovers has been postponed in the interest of safety.
Discussions on a new date for the fixture will take place in due course, according to the league.
The Grand National Trials at Punchestown have also been cancelled, with parts of the course unfit for racing following flash floods and 27mm of rain in an hour since 8.30am.
Exeter and Southwell have also been cancelled.
The Women's Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Scotstoun was also called off, with no indications as yet that Ireland's match against Wales at Energia Park in Donnybrook is under threat.
There was better news in Navan, where an inspection of the the Páirc Tailteann pitch in Navan at 8.30am took place and the pitch was deemed suitable and the Royals' match against Mayo in Division 1 of the Allianz Football League goes ahead.
An inspection of O'Donnell Park in Letterkenny was also favourable, with Donegal v Galway in Division 1 of the Allianz League and the same counties' clash in the Lisal national League both going ahead as planned.
Tyrone will now host Kerry in Edendork, rather than Healy Park following a pitch inspection at the Omagh venue this morning.
Westmeath v Fermanagh in Division 2 has also been given the green light after an inspection, as has Carlow v Limerick in Division 4 and Longford v Laois and Derry v Tipperary in Division 3.
A number of Lidl National League matches have been cancelled, including Tipperary-Westmeath, Cavan-Wexford, Fermanagh-Roscommon and Kildare-Wicklow, with Meath v Monaghan moved to Dunganny.
The Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League fixtures for the day were all postponed due to adverse weather conditions.
All Leinster Rugby branch games, across all age grades, for the day have also been cancelled 'in the interest of safety'.