Weather forecast

After early grass frost in the north, Met Éireann is forecasting that the dry weather will continue today, although some coastal showers are possible in the south. Blustery winds will develop and top temperatures will range between 12°C and 16°C, but feel colder because of the wind. Clouds will form in the evening and patchy drizzle is expected at night in the southwest. Gusty easterly winds will continue and lowest temperatures will drop to between 4°C and 8°C.

In the news

A Co Monaghan farmer received a suspended prison sentence for handling stolen cattle yesterday. Find out about this story and more in Thursday’s nightly news.

What’s coming up on

  • Fianna Fáil slams Government for GLAS delays.
  • EU auditors find that CAP monies are not controlled tightly enough.
  • What’s on today

  • Timber 17 Irish Forestry, Woodland and Bio Energy Show (continues Saturday), Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois, 9.30am-5.30pm
  • To find out more about events near you, visit our agri events calendar.