A mix of cloud and sunny spells this Saturday. Some heavy and thundery showers will develop in eastern coastal counties early in the day, with scattered showers elsewhere through the afternoon. Another warm day with highest temperatures ranging 20°C to 25°C, cooler under cloud in the east. Winds will be light to moderate and southwesterly in direction.

Overall, the weekend will be warm and dry with a risk of thunder.

In the news

  • A trade deal has been announced between the European Commission and Mercosur and the Commission will make €1bn available to help farmers adjust to any market changes.
  • The Department of agriculture has issued a high fire risk warning .
  • Land Cruisers and trailers have been seized in a Criminal Assets Bureau operation.
  • Roscommon man Sean Finan has been re-elected to European young farmer organistion CEJA.
  • The IFA has called on the Minister for Agriculture to reject proposals in Brussels to make farmers TB test 30 days prior to movement of an animal.
  • Coming up

    The Irish Farmers Journal website will be updated at 10pm with expert analysis on what this news means for farmers.