Train services suspended for the remainder of the day

Hurricane Ophelia

Hurricane Ophelia

Dublin Bus said the decision was made to ensure the safety of their customers and staff.

"We will be providing updates on www.buseireann.ie and on Twitter and Facebook @buseireann and to local, regional and national media - as soon as the position becomes clearer".

All DART, Intercity and Commuter services are now operating.

It is hoped to resume services from first trains on Tuesday, October 17 on all routes.

He added: "This is about people's lives today and them not doing anything foolish and us not facilitating people doing anything foolish". Drivers should be aware of debris blown out onto the road, and especially cautious of fallen trees and/or electricity wires.

A number of funeral directors in Dublin told TheJournal.ie that their services are going ahead as planned as the storm is not due to hit the city until after lunchtime.

Limerick to Ballybrophy via Nenagh services cancelled.

The Luas Red and Green Line services will be curtailed from 10am today.

Bus Eireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail have all released fresh statements this evening.

Strong winds and heavy rain are forecast for Monday as ex-hurricane Ophelia makes it way across the Atlantic and up towards Ireland.

"Airlines will continue to advise passengers of schedule changes and we still advise intending passengers to check the status of their flight with their airline before travelling to the airport".

Now the red level wind warning is extended nationwide.

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