Storm Barney sweeps across the country.

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A number of flights have been cancelled at Cork airport and weather warnings are in place for much of Ireland as Storm Barney sweeps across the country.
 
Aer Lingus regional flights to and from Edinburgh, Birmingham, Manchester and Bristol have been cancelled as well as City Jet to and from London City Airport.
 
The airport is advising intending passengers to check with their airlines.
 
The weather has affected a number of services to and from Shannon. The Aer Lingus scheduled service to Birmingham has been cancelled later this evening, and a Ryanair service from Gatwick to Shannon has been diverted to Liverpool.
 
The highest reported gust of wind so far was at Shannon airport this afternoon where a wind speed of 129km/h was recorded.

 
 
A number of power outages have also been reported with around 45,000 customers affected.
 
ESB Networks said there are also outages reported in parts Clare, Offaly, Westmeath, Kerry, Tipperary, Kilkenny and Wicklow.
 
There are reports of trees down, and power cuts in Cork.