Met Éireann is forecasting a showery day again today, with the showers occurring more frequently across Connacht, Ulster and west Munster. It will be another cold but bright day with highest temperatures of four to eight degrees in blustery westerly winds.

Tonight will be cold with widespread frost. Showers will become mainly confined to coastal regions of the west and north and some will still be wintry. Clear skies will develop in many other areas.

In the news

  • Beef prices and the increasing supply of cattle was discussed by stakeholders at yesterday’s beef forum in Dublin.
  • Aurivo, Arrabawn, Drinagh and Lisavaird have joined the list of co-ops to announce October milk prices.
  • Meanwhile, new figures show that EU milk supply continued to reduce in September.
  • Tariff-free trade to the EU was set out as a priority for Brexit negotiations by NI agri-food businesses in a report published yesterday.
  • ICSA national treasurer James Reynolds was among the speakers announced for the planned launch of a new right-wing National Party.
  • Minister Creed has said that there is no need to review Food Wise 2025 following the Brexit vote.
  • Coming up on today

  • Peter McCann reports from Silverhill Foods in Monaghan.
  • Weekend weather forecast.
  • Grain market update.
  • What’s on today

  • Veon Ltd forestry harvesting event in Clonalsee, Co Laois.
  • For a full list of event, visit our agri events calendar.