Weather forecast

It is to be misty and mostly cloudy today, according to Met Éireann. The rain will turn heavy and persistent in western and northern areas during the afternoon and evening, becoming windy. Top temperatures of 10°C to 14°C in strong and gusty southwesterly winds.

There will be heavy rain overnight in the west and north. Elsewhere will be cloudy with patchy light rain. Lows of 4°C to 8°C, coldest in the north. Winds will be fresh to strong and gusty westerly.

In the news

GLAS letters starting to reach farmers, cattle prices were holding well in Bandon Mart and enjoy all the best tweets, pictures and videos of #Calving17 on social media.

Catch up on these and all the rest of Monday’s news here.

Coming up today on

  • The GDT auction in New Zealand takes place.
  • We publish an update on the grain market.
  • What’s on today

  • ICMSA Co Kerry meeting.
  • Teagasc early spring grazing events for dairy farmers take place on the farms of:

    Michael and Donal Keane, Oakley, Dromerin, Listowel, Co Kerry.

    John Ormsby, Milford, Cloghans Hill, via Tuam, Co Mayo, and Mountbellew Agricultural College, Galway.

  • To find out more about these events and to see what’s coming up, visit our agri events calendar.