A Status Yellow warning has been issued by Met Éireann
MET Éireann is warning of strong winds in Limerick and across the country this Saturday afternoon.
The forecaster has issued a national Status Yellow warning which will remains valid until 6pm.
"Southeasterly winds veering southwesterly will reach mean speeds of 50km/h to 65km/h with gusts of between 90km/h and 110km/h," states the warning which was issued shortly before 10am.
Motorists taking essential journeys are advised to exercise caution.