Britain has left the European Union.
There were celebrations last night in parts of the UK as they ended their 47-year membership of the bloc.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he is preparing for 'bumps in the road' as far as Brexit is concerned - but insists it will be a success.
Sinn Féin has overtaken Fine Gael to become the second most popular party, according to a new opinion poll.
A survey of a 1,000 voters was carried out by The Times Ireland and Panelbase between January 24th and 30th.
It has Fianna Fáil in the lead on 23%, followed by Sinn Féin in second on 21% and Fine Gael trailing on 19%.
A Status Yellow wind warning is in effect in western coastal counties this morning.
Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare will see gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour for a time today.
The alert will stay in place until midday.
The US has ramped up its response to the coronavirus epidemic.
It is refusing entry to any foreign national who has been to China within the 14-day incubation period.
The number of confirmed deaths from the virus has increased to 259, after a further 45 were reported in China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak.
The minimum wage officially rises to €10.10 an hour from today.
It's an increase of 30 cent that came from a recommendation of the Low Pay Commission which was made in October last year - but was then delayed due to Brexit.
The Government has said it is a way to support working families.