Weather forecast

Met Éireann is forecasting a cool and breezy day with sunny spells and showers, many of them heavy or with hail and thunder. Maximum temperatures will range between 9°C and 12°C in fresh and gusty southwest to west wind, which will be strong in Atlantic coastal counties. Winds will remain fresh and gusty at night and temperatures will drop to between 4°C and 6°C.

In the news

  • What next for LacPatrick after Aurivo becomes the latest co-op interested in a merger?
  • MEPs want to cut antibiotics use and free up land for young farmers.
  • Tullamore Farm is just one of many benefiting from improving weather and grass growth – at last.
  • The EU has cleared Ireland's tax on sugar-rich soft drinks under competition rules.
  • Applicants to Northern Ireland's Environmental Farming Scheme (EFS) can request additional time to complete works because of the past few months' bad weather.
  • Coming up on

  • The Heritage Bill including proposed changes to hedge-cutting dates is back before the Oireachtas.
  • My Farming Week comes from a drystock farm in Co Dublin.
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  • What’s on today

  • Lisduff Angus Bull sale, Midd Tipp Mart, Thurles, 12.30pm.
  • Teagasc Pig Research Dissemination Day, Ballyhaise, Co Cavan, 2pm.
  • To find out more about events near you, visit our agri-events calendar.