ESB Networks are working to restore power

5 thousand properties remain without power this evening following Storm Callum. 

ESB Networks expects to restore power to the vast majority of homes by tonight.

A status orange wind alert has now been lifted.

60,000 homes, farms and businesses were without power at the peak of the storm.

This morning Irish Ferries had to cancel services to and from Hollyhead while there were also some cancellations at Dublin airport.

Road users are also being urged to be aware of potential debris and fallen trees - local authorities are deploying crews to clear roads.