The public is being advised to take extra care today due to unseasonably strong stormy winds.
The worst of the gusts will impact coastal and hilly areas, while people are being warned to take caution if making any journeys.
With a Status Yellow wind warning in place for Donegal and Sligo until 9pm tonight, there is a risk of wind-blown debris on the roads and a risk that unsecured outdoor items may lift.
Met Eireann is forecasting that winds will reach mean speeds of 50 to 65 km/h with gusts of 90 to 110 km/h.
There is also a Status Orange marine warning in place for South to southwest gales or strong gales today on all Irish coastal waters. Gales will occasionally touching storm force 10 locally between Slyne Head and Bloody Foreland.