Much like Thursday, Friday will be mainly dry with a good few sunny spells too, despite some clouds in places as well. There is, however, a risk of showers, but these will be light and most places will be dry for the day. According to Met Éireann, temperatures will range from 10°C to 13°C.

In the news

  • Profits on dairy farms fell by a quarter last year according to new figures.
  • Algerian buyers have been shopping for Irish cattle. Some 1,200 head are expected to sail later this year.
  • Milk supplies continue to rocket. Volumes for April are forecast to up be 15% when compared with the same time last year.
  • Are you paying too much for fencing equipment? Our new series examines what you should be paying.
  • And finally, one lucky Co Longford family is planning on a new investment after a big win on the lottery.
  • Coming up

  • We bring you the weekend weather forecast.
  • How much should you be paying for fertiliser?
  • One enterprising retailer is making money out of “mucky jeans”.
  • What’s on

    There are two events on in our agri calendar today.

  • The Geashill Agri Store is having its relaunch all day from 9am to 6pm. You can meet the team and pick up great offers.
  • One for the forestry experts. The Society of Irish Foresters is having a field day at 10am in Fletcher woodland, Tickincor lower, Co Waterford. The crew will meet at Nagle’s Bar on the Main Street in Kilsheelan in Co Tipperary.
  • To check out any of the agri events in our calendar, click here.