Weather forecast

Met Éireann is forecasting a humid day with top temperatures of 20°C to 24°C. Most places are expected to remain dry with warm sunny spells. It will be slightly cooler along northern and eastern coasts in light to moderate northeasterly breezes, freshening along southern and western coasts later.

In the news

  • Review beef grid, feedlots and appoint beef regulator, the Oireachtas agriculture committee recommended in a new report to the Government. Farm organisations have welcomed the committee's opposition to a trade deal with Mercosur.
  • A dog owner was ordered to pay €10,000 for a sheep attack in Co Donegal.
  • Agricultural advisers have welcomed a circular letter from the Department of Agriculture clarifying how farmers should prepare for transfers of GLAS contracts.
  • The Police Service of Northern Ireland seized a tractor and baler from an uninsured driver.

    There was a lift in numbers at this week’s cattle sale in Corrin Mart.

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