British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan for a Brexit deal will be delivered to Brussels later.
It will include a message that there will be no delay beyond the October 31st deadline.
He will use his speech at the Conservative Party Conference to say "we can, we must and we will" get Brexit done.
Met Éireann have issued a weather advisory for expected very wet and potentially stormy conditions over parts of Ireland later Thursday and early Friday.
These conditions will be from Hurricane Lorenzo, which is about 3000km southwest of Ireland.
It comes as crisis management teams across the country were put on standby last night, following a meeting of The National Emergency Co-Ordination Group.
Airlines and airports are mounting a campaign to try and cut down on the growing problem of air rage.
The number of incidents went up by a third across Europe between 2017 and 2018 - and official expect the same increase again this year.
They are reminding people of the legal consequences and are trying to cut down on people turning up drunk for their flights.
Health Minister Simon Harris and HSE boss Paul Reid will be questioned by TDs and Senators later this morning.
When Mr Reid took over the HSE earlier this year, he said he planned to wipe out the organisation's deficit of €103m.
Instead he is set to tell the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health that figure has now grown to €281m.
South Korea says it is concerned North Korea may have test-launched a missile from a submarine.
Officials in Seoul say the secretive state fired at least one weapon towards its eastern sea.
North Korea has been developing a missile for some time that can be fired from a sub - allowing them to travel further than the current range.