Met Éireann has forecast blustery conditions on Friday, with sunny spells and scattered showers.

It will become cloudy in the west later in the day, ahead of rain arriving early Friday night. Temperatures will range between 17°C to 22°C. Friday night will be cloudy, with showery outbreaks of rain in the west which will become widespread.

Temperatures will range between 13°C and 15°C.


Saturday will bring showery outbreaks of rain, which will clear eastwards through the morning, followed by a mix of sunny spells and heavy and thundery showers.

Highest temperatures will range between 17°C and 21°C.

Saturday night will be wet, with longer spells of rain, which will continue overnight, with localised flooding possible. Temperatures will range between 10°C and 14°C.


Met Éireann forecasts a day of sunny spells and widespread showers on Sunday.

The showers will merge to longer spells of rain in the north and west. Highest temperatures of 17°C to 21°C in mostly moderate southwesterly winds.

Management notes

Beef management

In this week’s beef notes, Adam Woods discusses the National Beef Welfare Scheme, clostridial vaccines and temporary housing.

Sheep management

Darren Carty takes a look at blowfly strike, ram effect and ewe condition.

Dairy management

Aidan Brennan talks about building grass for the autumn, scanning cows and financial planning with regards to milking equipment.

Tillage management

Siobhan Walsh discusses harvest progression, green grains and poor drying.