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Backchat: ‘Be Winter Ready’ campaign launch
Naomi Hamilton-O'Donnell
The ‘Be Winter Ready’ campaign has all the information you need to stay safe and prepared this winter season, writes Naomi Hamilton-O’Donnell.
22 November 2022 News
Grants of up to €20,000 for farmers affected by Leitrim landslide
Support will also be provided for fencing and gateways on agricultural land affected by the landslide.
20 November 2022 News
‘Intense’ rain forecast for southeast – Met Éireann
Met Éireann has issued yellow and orange rainfall warnings for much of the country with some farmers set to face “intense” rainfall on Monday.
Opinion: rural communities feel forgotten and see independent TDs as their voice
The devastation wreaked by a mini-tornado on a small community in south Wexford has exposed the sense of isolation they feel.
19 November 2022 Opinion
Rewetting will not stop farming - TDs
Some TDs and senators have sought to assure farmers that rewetting peats will not mean completely stopping animals from grazing.
18 November 2022 Climate and environment
Damaging gusts forecast in seven-county yellow wind warning
Counties Carlow, Cork, Kerry, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford, and Wicklow have been issued with a yellow wind warning from Monday.
7 November 2022 News
Weekly weather: localised flooding possible on Monday
On Monday night, rain will clear eastwards with blustery showers following from the west.
7 November 2022 News
This week in photos: flooding, feeding, events and marts
Our top photos from the past week include winterage on the Burren, new cubicles installation, flooding on farmland, a mixed beef and sheep farm, a farm model display show, moving livestock and marts.
6 November 2022 News
Met Éireann warns of further flooding as heavy rain forecast
Met Éireann data shows that two to three times the normal rainfall fell over the past week.
4 November 2022 News
Weekend weather: remaining unsettled with frequent showers
Met Éireann says the weather this weekend will remain unsettled, with wet conditions to persist into next week.
4 November 2022 News
Plan needed now to avoid Shannon flooding - IFA
The IFA’s Connacht chair is looking to meet Minister Patrick O’Donovan and the OPW to put together a plan to prevent water levels from rising to dangerous levels.
2 November 2022 News
Weekend weather: mix of rain and drier conditions
Met Éireann says the weather will be changeable over the weekend with a mix of rain and drier spells. Temperatures will stay mild before dropping to more seasonal, cooler weather next week.
28 October 2022 News