Weather forecast

It will be wet at first Tuesday morning over eastern counties, but the rain will clear quickly and it will brighten up.

Met Éireann has said sunny spells will develop in most areas, but there will be showers as well.

The showers will become quite widespread during the afternoon and a few will be heavy. It will remain quite windy, with blustery south to southwest winds, which will be stronger along the west coast.

It will be a mild day, with top temperatures of 13 to 16 degrees Celsius.

In the news

  • Calf sales are starting to fall off and, with demand holding, it is resulting in a firming in the trade for good-quality calves.
  • Police in Northern Ireland are seeking any information regarding the theft of 10 Blue Leicester ewe lambs from a field on Moneyneany Road, Draperstown, Co Derry.
  • Tractors used for farming will not be included under new tractor testing regulations brought in by Minister for Transport Shane Ross.
  • A new pilot programme will match tillage farmers with livestock farmers for supply of fodder.
  • A liquidator has been appointed to the company that runs Castleblayney Mart, Edward Paul Nugent Ltd.
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