Four Dublin flights cancelled thanks to Abigail winds

Four flights leaving Dublin Airport have been cancelled while a number of other flights have been diverted due to strong winds caused by Storm Abigail.

There are delays on some flights leaving Dublin this evening and two inbound Aer Lingus flights were diverted to Shannon Airport earlier.

Two Ryanair flights from Lanzarote and Liverpool due to land at Knock Airport also had to be diverted to Dublin and Shannon earlier.

Both airlines say the majority of their flights are running to schedule.

Four Irish Ferries sailings have been cancelled as a result of the bad weather.

Siobhan O'Donnell from the Dublin Airport Authority said anyone flying this evening should check the latest information with their airline before travelling to the airport.

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