Weather forecast

Met Éireann is forecasting a mostly dry day with good sunshine at times, but cloudier skies with occasional patchy drizzle in the west.

Top temperatures will range between 11°C and 15°C in light southerly breezes, before falling to between 2°C and 6°C during a mostly dry night with mist and fog possible.

In the news

  • Macra has elected its new presidential team.
  • The IFA has launched its European election manifesto.
  • Annual accounts show that profits fell at Dairygold as the co-op propped up its milk price.
  • As EU leaders gathered in Brussels on Wednesday night to negotiate yet another Brexit extension, economist Colm McCarthy explains the long-term customs union under consideration to back up a deal. Meanwhile, the EU has added the UK to the list of safe countries to trade livestock product with, somewhat reducing the paperwork burdern in case of a no-deal Brexit.
  • There was a big entry of heifers at Carrigallen Mart on Monday. Watch the videos.
  • Coming up this Thursday

  • The latest agri-jobs.
  • Where next for Brexit?
  • Video: testing the effect of hard water on spray efficiency.