After more than three-and-a-half years since the UK voted to leave the EU, Brexit is happening.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will deliver a message at Downing Street later, where he will say it is the "dawn of a new era."
Britain formally departs the bloc at 11.00pm Irish time tonight, before entering an 11-month transition period.
The National Public Health Emergency Team says Ireland will continue to monitor the situation regarding coronavirus.
More than 200 people have now died from the outbreak, with almost 10,000 confirmed cases.
Last night, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak a public health emergency.
The funeral mass for Conor, Darragh and Carla McGinley will take place later this morning.
The three children were found dead in their home in Newcastle in Dublin last week.
The mass will get underway in the Church of The Holy Family in Rathcoole from 11.00am.
A woman has been seriously injured after being hit by a scrambler at a Luas stop in Dublin.
The person who was driving the off-road bike ended up in the canal before fleeing the scene.
This hit and run happened at the Drimnagh Luas stop on the Davitt Road at around 1.45pm yesterday.
There are 722 children, deemed 'high priority' child protection and welfare cases, who have not been allocated a social worker.
According to Tusla's latest figures they include 170 children in Dublin South Central.
There are also large numbers in some rural areas - with 63 on the waiting list in Donegal.
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