The warning take effect from 9am on Sunday
MET Éireann has issued a status orange weather alert for Limerick as Storm Atiyah bears down on the country.
The national forecaster says the storm will track between Iceland and Ireland on Sunday generating a “swathe of very strong winds across the country”.
The warning takes effect from 9am on Sunday and will remain in place until 6am on Monday.
⚠ Met Eireann has issued a Level Orange severe weather alert (Wind) for Limerick. Valid from Sun. 08/12 @ 9AM until Mon. 09/12 @ 6AM, see https://t.co/cHg1Hk8VM0 #WeatherWarning https://t.co/9Hx7iRF9F6— Limerick Council (@LimerickCouncil) December 6, 2019
The warning also includes Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry
Mean speeds will range from 65km/h to 80km/h while gusts could be as high as 130km/h in places.
The weather alert adds there is a possibility of coastal flooding due to a combination of high seas and storm surge.