The current Status Orange alert issued by Met Eireann is a sign the summer is over.
Take care out there. It could be good time to check drains, gutters and get out flood barriers (if needed).
Full alert from Met Eireann below:
Rainfall Warning for Connacht, Donegal, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick and Tipperary
Widespread, very heavy rain, with some thundery downpours will develop Thursday night and persist through Friday, leading to spot flooding and possibly accumulations of 35 to 50mm, but up to 70mm possibly on hilly ground and on mountains.
Issued: Thursday 10 September 2015 09:00
Valid: Friday 11 September 2015 00:01 to Friday 11 September 2015 23:59