Weather forecast

Sunshine and scattered showers are forecast on Thursday, some heavy and possibly thundery in places in the early afternoon.

The showers will become increasingly isolated in the evening with long sunny spells developing in most areas. There will be highest temperatures of 13-17°C in moderate southwest or west winds.

In the news

  • Glanbia says it is not planning to build a new dryer in Virginia, Co Cavan, despite approval being granted by the planning authorities last week.
  • An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has written to the president of the European Commission warning of the destabilising effect a deal Mercosur could have on the European beef sector.
  • The Department of Agriculture’s 2017 accounts are to be scrutinised by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) at a meeting that will be held on Thursday 20 June.
  • Shareholders in Kerry Co-op have narrowly rejected the share redemption scheme put forward by the co-op board.
  • Member states have been warned that a reduction in environmental ambition in the next CAP is non-negotiable as far as the European Commission is concerned.
  • Coming up this Thursday

  • We report from the Highland Show.