Weather forecast

Met Éireann forecasts that today will remain warm and sunny in most areas with temperatures of 21°C to 26°C, warmest in the midlands.

The blight warning issued late last week remains in place.

South and east coasts may see clouds and sea fog, and there is a risk of isolated showers in north Leinster and Ulster later in the day.

Tonight will continue to be humid with clouds and fog, especially along southern, eastern and northern coasts. Temperatures will drop to between 11°C and 15°C.

Southern or variable winds are expected to remain light through the day and night.

In the news today

  • Despite climate callenges,Tom Arnold director general of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) says Ireland is not ready for more forestry.
  • An open day focusing on energy on farms is to be held next month.
  • A Galway seaweed feed company has secured a deal with a UK manufacturer.
  • Are you wondering how much silage is in your pit? Watch our video to see how to measure it.
  • Summer is meant to be a carefree time for all farmers, with silage harvesting well under way and cattle out grazing freely. However, summer flooding fears means the story is very different for farmers in the Shannon Callows.
  • Coming up today on

  • We report live on the new aid package to be unveiled at the European Council of Agriculture Ministers.
  • Dairy trends update.
  • Shane Murphy reports from the Royal Welsh Show.
  • Aidan Brennan's Monday dairy management advice.
  • Beef trends update.
  • What's on today

  • Cork Central IFA county executive meeting in the Kingsley Hotel in Cork city.
  • To see what’s coming up, visit our agri events calendar.