The worst of Storm Brendan has passed over most of the country, Met Éireann has said.
However, 9,000 homes and businesses remain without power tonight.
The ESB said that it was continuing to work to restore electricity supplies with Enniscorthy, Arklow, Clonmel, South Kerry and the Sligo/Leitrim now the worst impacted areas.
Irish Coast Guard at Howth investigated reports of people putting themselves at risk during Storm Brendan. Two 4x4 units spoke to multiple people around the harbour and sea front between Howth and Clontarf. #IrishCoastGuard #StormBrendan pic.twitter.com/ijH2Z5vn5n
— Irish Coast Guard - Howth (@howthcoastguard) January 13, 2020
A man in his 30s has been injured following a shooting in Drogheda this evening.
The incident occurred on the Bridge of Peace in the town at around 6.20pm.
The man was driving a taxi when a number of shots were fired at his vehicle but he is not believed to have been the intended target.
Irish actress Saoirse Ronan has been nominated for an Academy Award for her role in 'Little Women'.
This is the fourth nomination for Ronan.
She was previously nominated for her roles in 'Ladybird', 'Brooklyn' and 'Atonement'.
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) January 13, 2020
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has met the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Belfast as power sharing resumes at Stormont.
The Stormont executive was restored at the weekend following its collapse in 2017.
Mr Varadkar and Mr Johnson said now that the Stormont government is up and running again, it needs to get to work.
Queen Elizabeth has agreed to a "period of transition" in which Prince Harry and Meghan Markle can split their time between Canada and the UK.
The announcement came after "crisis talks" were held in Sandringham today involving senior royals including the Queen, Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry.
The Queen issued a statement this evening saying that the talks on the future of Harry and Meghan had been "constructive".
A statement from Her Majesty The Queen. https://t.co/IVSyfeojqk
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) January 13, 2020