Parts of County Wicklow remain without power following thunderstorms this evening.
Homes and businesses in Blessington, Donard, Rathdrum and Shillelagh are without power.
It is expected that all areas will have power restored later this evening.
A Status Yellow – Thunderstorm warning for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Waterford remains in place until 7pm this evening.
Forecast for Christmas day
Showers or longer spells of rain on Christmas Day. Afternoon temperatures of 6 to 10 degrees in light to moderate southerly breezes. The wind will veer northwesterly later, introducing much colder conditions with the risk of icy surfaces. Showers in the northwest will turn to sleet and snow over high ground in the evening.