Weather forecast

Temperatures are set to rise, reaching 11°C to 14°C in many eastern and southern areas, and 15°C or 16°C elsewhere, according to Met Éireann. Mist and fog will clear to leave a dry day, with a mix of sunny spells and occasional cloudy periods. Some sea mist may linger on parts of the east and south coasts. Moderate east to southeast breezes will be fresh and gusty along the southwest coast.

In the news

  • There was good news for beef exports as Egypt approved new Irish live export certificates and a new factory received the green light to export to China.
  • As dairy prices rose at the latest GDT auction, we examine whether the latest milk price cuts were justified.
  • Farmers staged a protest against a lack of progress in easing nursing home charges under the Fair Deal scheme.
  • Dale Farm has added a member bonus payment for March milk.
  • An IFA committee has recommended measures to improve the diversity of farmer representatives.
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