Weather forecast

Met Éireann is forecasting a cloudy day with showers moving northwards across the country, turning heavy and prolonged at times with a risk of thunder. Any dry and bright weather is expected in Ulster early in the day. Top temperatures will range between 13°C and 18°C, turning cooler in the evening.

In the news

  • While farmers and contractors joined efforts to put out wildfires in Co Donegal, details have emerged of another blaze at a Co Kerry farmyard last week.
  • A fatal farm accident is under investigation in Co Wicklow.
  • There has been a surge in demand for non-EU dairy worker permits.
  • Advisers to Glanbia shareholders have recommended that they reject pay rises for top executives at tomorrow's AGM. Glanbia is also understood to be considering ending its involvement in the Greenfield dairy farm project.
  • China's authorities forecast that pork imports will jump 40% this year as African swine fever continues to devastate local farms.
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