Weather forecast

Met Éireann forecasts scattered outbreaks of rain today, mainly over the southern half of the country, and highest temperatures of 14 to 16°C. Drier weather in northern areas will extend to the south this evening. Light to moderate southerly winds could freshen at times in southern areas.

The night will be dry at first, until rain moves in from the west. Temperatures will stay above 10°C.

In the news today

  • A number of record prices were achieved at the dispersal sale of the well known Curaheen herd at the weekend.
  • IFA President Joe Healy has called on the government to implent an emergency five point planto help farmers affected by poor weather conditions this autumn.
  • The bad weather was also impacting the trade at Balla mart on Saturday, although demand for bullocks was firm.
  • Ireland west MEP Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has said smaller family farms should get the lions share of money in any new review of the CAP budget.
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