Weather forecast

Dry weather is forecast in most areas on Tuesday morning, but with a good deal of cloud and a few patches of rain near Atlantic coasts.

Patchy rain and drizzle will develop more widely across western and northwestern counties during the afternoon, according to Met Éireann.

Elsewhere, it will be largely dry, but with the chance of the odd light shower.

Highest temperatures will range between 15°C to 18°C in moderate to fresh southerly winds with mist over some coasts and hills.

In the news

  • The 2017 National Ploughing Championships kick off today in Screggan, Tullamore – find out how to get there here.
  • Any EU trade deal with Mercosur will have hugely negative effects for Irish agriculture, the ICSA has said.
  • Glanbia has announced a beef and sheep feed bonus, available from 18 September until 27 January 2018.
  • Factories are finding it a small bit harder to get stock, as farmers take advantage of the weather.
  • Should Ireland use rural development money to deal with natural disasters?
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    The 2017 National Ploughing Championships are taking place in Screggan, Tullamore, from 19-21 September.

    To find out more about events near you, visit our agri-events calendar.