Storm Aileen is set to bring gusts of up to 110km/h across Ireland this evening.
A yellow weather warning has been issued for parts of the country. Met Eireann says strong winds are expected in Dublin as well as Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow, Kilkenny and Munster.
The warning is in place from 2pm until midnight tonight.
Met Eireann says:
"A deepening depression (storm Aileen) is expected to track eastwards across the centre of Ireland,(Galway to Dublin) this evening with a band of very strong winds on its southern and western flanks, which will affect counties of the southwest, south and parts of the east coast later. Southwest to west winds are expected to increase to mean speed of 50 to 65km/h, with gusts of 90 to 110km/h this afternoon in coastal counties of the southwest and south, with the severe winds becoming northwesterly and transferring to parts of the east coast later this evening or early tonight. Winds will be at their strongest in exposed coastal areas."
Meanwhile, heavy rain is also expected in Dublin for a time this afternoon and evening. Tomorrow is set to be a cool, bright and breezy say with sunny spells at first. However, there will be some heavy showers in the afternoon in the capital with highs of 14 or 15 degrees.