Met Eireann warn of more gale force winds in Northwest tonight

Met Eireann is warning of further gale force winds in parts of the country tonight.

Gusts of between 100 and 120 kilometres per hour are forecast in exposed areas of Connacht and west Ulster.

Meanwhile Eircom says its currently dealing with over 5,000 faults - with Mayo, Galway, Sligo and Donegal the worst affected areas.

The ESB says power has been restored to all households - but there may be some outages for a time today while repair work is completed.

John Eagleton from Met Eireann says the conditions tonight will not be as severe as earlier this week:

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