Update at 18:30 with winds gusting to 93kmh at Malin Head and 75kmh in Carlow.
A new Yellow Weather Warning has been issued for heavy rain tonight with 25mm to 40mm of rain and that includes Carlow.
It is going to be an awful evening and night now with winds gusting to 110kmh and heavy rainfall.
It’s a night for the fire!
Most of the rain will clear by morning with just showers but winds will remain strong enough.
More updates later.